We love Everyday Carry Cutlery (ECC) around here. And we also are enamored with anything so nice they name it twice. This ECC product is perfect for the purse, backpack, lunchbox or picnic basket.
The company “Joseph Joseph” brings us their GoEat Compact Stainless-Steel Cutlery Set. This 18/10 stainless steel dishwasher safe set includes a full size knife, spoon, and fork. And the cutest little compact silicone case.
Joseph Joseph GoEat Compact Stainless-Steel Cutlery Set, Green
Yup, black matte cutlery seems to be the color that’s cool this year again. And Knork really seems to have to corner edon that market and boy are they ever selling a lot of flatware.
This two piece titanium serving set caught my eye due to the very cool design on the slotted spoon. Although I have no idea what dish it would look good in, black is hard to pair with foods.
The hand forged set uses a titanium coated technique that is PVD and is dishwasher safe and scratch resistant. What is PVD you ask?
PVD coating is a plasma coating deposition technology. Vacuum Coating. The materials are vaporized under vacuum coating conditions to obtain a PVD coating. A vacuum chamber is necessary to avoid reaction of the vaporized material with air.
Now you learned something today about spoons 🙂
Knork 2 Piece Titanium Serving Set, Black Matte
Yup, another post on black cutlery. It really seems black colored flatware is this year’s big trend, where as last year I think it was copper. Maybe next year it will be pink?
This tableware from Gourmet Settings is called “Handmade Montana” and is a black finish heat forged 18/10 stainless steel. I really like the handmade look. They claim it is dishwasher safe but I would worry about losing the finish and possibly rust if they touch while in the washer.
The 20 piece set includes 4 dinner knives, 4 dinner forks, 4 salad forks, 4 teaspoons and 4 tablespoons.
Gourmet Settings Handmade Montana 20 Piece Flatware Set
So, coloring flatware something other than silver is quite the thing. People like seeing cutlery in gold and copper but not made of gold and copper. And everyone really likes black cutlery these days it seems. One way is anodizing the metal which works pretty good but will scratch and wear off eventually. But here is a new method I hadn’t considered, resin coating.
Hampton Forge has this 16 piece set called Skandia Totem that is resin coated in metallic black on 18/0 Stainless steel. The set consists of 4 dinner forks, 4 dinner knives, 4 dinner spoons, and 4 teaspoons. They state it is to be hand washed only and I’m not surprised as a dishwasher would certainly cause delamination. Reviews are mixed but it’s a nice looking set at a good price.
Hampton Forge 16 Piece Skandia Totem Black Set, Metallic