Based in Pretoria, South Africa, Kappetijn Knives is a producer of fine handmade knives and swords, in damascus, carbon and stainless steels. The designs are targeted to a wide customer base. These include folding and fixed blade hunting knives, as well as certain classical sword designs. Products are mostly purchased by collectors, hunters, outdoorsmen and as high-end corporate gifts. Kappetjin Knives have also in the past manufactured tactical knives made from their own damascus steel. It can be said that these products are made to last a lifetime of use and enjoyment. And best of all, Kappetjin knives only cost as much as any decent qaulity production knife.