Our Story

Hardanger Bestikk has a proud history of Norwegian craft. Commissioning some of Scandinavia’s top designers, Hardanger Bestikk has established iconic products; staples of the Norwegian home. In recent years being nominated and winning awards for outstanding design.

Our products are designed and produced in our family factory in Kinsarvik on Hardanger Fjord, the inspirational meeting place of mountains and sea.

What defines good cutlery?

It should lie well in hand, feel comfortable and natural to use around the dinner table. It’s crucial that each part work well with its intended purpose, while at same time maintaining the familiar aesthetics

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Our surroundings and handcraft traditions.

It’s hard not to get all romantic when entering Hardangerfjorden. It was this valley, fjord and mountains that surrounded Odd Leikvold’s production in the 50s’.

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Cutlery for the modern family.

Who is the modern family? What characterises them? Are they typical in any sense; can they be defined?

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Family and Heritage.

At the end of the 1950s’, 26 year old Odd Leikvold follows his heart and moves from Bergen to the small town of Kinsarvik, at the very heart of Hardangerfjorden. This marks the beginning of the adventure Hardanger Bestikk.

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Design &
production.

Hardanger Bestikk has a proud history of Norwegian craft. Commissioning some of Scandinavia’s top designers, Hardanger Bestikk has established iconic products; staples of the Norwegian home. In recent years being nominated and winning awards for outstanding design.

Our Warranty

10 years

All of our products come with a 10 year warranty. A guarantee of our commitment to your satisfaction and our confidence in product quality.