Microtech Knives and Marfione Custom Knives are two revered names in the knife industry, known for quality and design above all else. Microtech Knives was formed in 1994. Marfione Custom Knives was created after, with a specific focus on fine, collectible pieces. With that being said, Marfione Custom Knives do tend to appeal more towards high-end collectors. Why is that? These knives are geared towards such collectors due to the high caliber of materials, execution, and production time.