Engraved Knives Gifts

Updated July 20, 2017

Having a gift engraved is an ideal way to add a personal touch. With the numerous types of knives on the market and the myriad messages you can have engraved, you can find a vast number of possibilities for knife gifts. Best of all, having a knife engraved as a gift is simple.


What to engrave on the knife is entirely up to your creativity. Obviously, having a name engraved can make the knife personal, but you have other options too. You can select an engraving based on the type of knife. For example, if you have a cooking knife, you can have your friend's favourite cooking quote engraved --- something to the effect of, "Never trust a skinny chef," for example. The same goes for the outdoors; have a wilderness quote, maybe from Henry David Thoreau, engraved on a hunting knife, for example.

Kitchen Knives

Anyone who cooks likes to feel at home in the kitchen. An engraved knife will play a role in making the recipient feel as if he is in his own personal kitchen, working with hid very own personal equipment. A nice gift for kitchen knives could also be a set of knives with the gift recipient's initials engraved.

Outdoor Knives

Outdoor knives are personal even without an engraving. When a person ventures into the woods, a knife is a lifeline. The best examples of these types of knives include pocket knives and Swiss army knives. You can make these tools even more personal with an engraving to give the recipient a sense of home and comfort when in the wild with her knife.

Throwing Knives

Throwing knives are a bit more rare but, when engraved, can make a welcomed gift. Knife throwers always want to leave their mark; what better way than personalised throwing knives? A personalised set of throwing knives makes an ideal gift for anybody interested in the sport.

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Brian Birmingham began his writing career in 2007 writing for his high-school newspaper. He has written two plays that were selected as winners in the Young Playwrights Festival. He also wrote two short films that won Best Screenplay and Best Picture at the CCHS Film Festival. Birmingham is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in screenwriting at Loyola Marymount University.