Paul-Emmanuel Arestan

Paul-Emmanuel Arestan of Paul’s knives is a French Australian knife maker based in Brisbane Australia.

Growing up in a house full of swords, bayonets, halberds and historical militaria developed his interest and passion for knives from an early age.

From there what started as a hobby became a part-time job, and is now Paul’s full-time occupation.

Paul teaches knifemaking out of his studio just north of Brisbane and has developed his own style by incorporating artistic treatments into his knifemaking techniques.


Paul will be joining us at the 2019 Blade Symposium to share his artistic approached to Etching & Scrimshaw and Patina Finishes.

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