With over 150 years of experience in manufacturing cutlery, the Swedish brand Gense knows exactly what it takes to create quality cutlery with the perfect combination of form and function. Here you will find stylish stainless-steel cutlery and other kitchen utensils in Scandinavian designs.
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Gense – Swedish cutlery design since 1856

Cutlery from Gense has made the world a little more beautiful since 1856 with their high-quality stainless-steel cutlery from Sweden. By combining new and innovative designs with form and function, Gense creates iconic flatware that has taken the world by storm.

Which cutlery from Gense is most popular?

Over the years, Gense has launched a number of cutlery collections that are both popular and have also achieved status as design classics.

Top 3 most popular cutlery collections from Gense

Focus de luxe – iconic cutlery from Gense

Focus de luxe was designed by Folke Arström in 1955 and has a timeless and functional design with a retro feel. The black handle is a nice contrast to the stainless steel and creates a comfortable surface to hold on to.

The cutlery ended up on the New York Times list of the 100 best design products in modern times and is also a popular collector’s item for design enthusiasts.

What does Gense stand for?

Gense is an abbreviation of Gustav Eriksson NySilverfabrik Eskilstuna. Gustav Eriksson is the man who founded Gense.

Which designers does Gense collaborate with?

Gense has an extensive experience of collaborating with popular designers such as Monica Förster and Ingegerd Råman, resulting in stylish cutlery collections that have established themselves as real design classics.

The Story of Gense

Gense was established by Gustav Eriksson in 1856, initially focusing on the production of doors for tiled stoves. When his son Axel Eriksson took over in 1885, the range was expanded to cutlery and tableware in nickel and silver.

Since then, Gense has designed and produced a range of beautiful and elegant flatware that has made table settings all over the world a little more beautiful.

What materials are used to make Gense flatware?

Gense is known for innovative and functional stainless-steel cutlery. Stainless steel is a popular material for cutlery as it is both beautiful and practical for everyday use.

In addition to stainless steel, there are several flatware collections that have handles in wood or plastic.

Gense - Royal warrant of appointment

In Sweden, the title of ‘Kunglig Hovleverantör’, or Royal warrant of appoinment in English, is awarded to the best company in the country for their industry. In 1982, Gense was appointed ‘Kunglig Hovleverantör’ by King Carl XVI Gustafs, clear proof that their products are of the highest quality.

Can Gense cutlery be cleaned in the dishwasher?

Most Gense cutlery can be washed in the dishwasher, however if the silverware has wooden or plastic handles then it is recommended to wash it by hand.

How to care for your Gense silverware

Always clean your Gense cutlery immediately after use as leftover food can sink in and create discolouration on your cutlery.

The cutlery should not be soaked for a long time as they can absorb moisture.

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