out as just another castle owned by the French king in a Paris suburb. It was not until 1661 that it reached the status it has retained to this today when Louis XIV extended and converted it in the style of the Baroque period. Starting in the 17th century, the best-known castle in the world along with the famous palace gardens became the model for a great many of European princes after which they erected they own castles. It became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1979. Carl Mertens named one of their most precious Baroque-style sets of cutlery VERSAILLES, particularly because its artful craftsmanship is a reflection of the splendour found in its role model. Produced since: 1936
our efforts to manufacturing tableware. During this period we have continuously refined the details of elegant knives, forks, spoons and their many relatives.
18/10 high-grade steel in Germany. stainless steel is an alloy of steel, chrome and nickel which is used preferentially with quality cutlery. Chrome and nickel provide for the corrosion resistance and the softer shine which can be noticed on closer inspection. The steel of this cutlery includes 18% chrome and 10% nickel and is dishwasher safe and resistant against light acids and waters.
knives with a hollow handle. Knives with a hollow handle have a blade of special steel which is clearly sharper than a blade from an simple chrome steel. The high-quality hollow handle knives are always composed from two parts, with this cutlery from the blade and the handle from stainless. Carl Mertens Versailles in stainless is highly polished. The budget-priced, classical cutlery offers the mostly required supplement parts: from salad set to coffee spoon, from salad set to table spoon .
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