Boker makes straight razors and select accessories with the expertise only 5 centuries of making sharp, steel gadgets imparts. A family tool & bladesmith business that began in Germany in 1674, they expanded and grew in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico in the 1860s. They rode a wave of demand for cutting tools, introducing razor-sharp sabers, pocket knives, and scissors. As wet shaving grew in popularity, they tackled grooming, producing a line of straight razors that became a household name in barbershops from New York to Berlin. You can always tell a Boker by its signature tree logo, a symbol representing a gigantic chestnut tree that once stood above its original foundry. As a new generation of men relearn the benefits of straight razor shaving, the Boker family continues to provide top-quality tools from brushes and soaps to aftershaves and strops, travel kits, and more.