Awards

Honorary Cutlery Diplomas:

José Antonio Herreros Gómez has been awarded with quite a lot of awards and public recognition.

Some of his pieces has been give up or donated to different cutlery museums. Currently, the majority of these pieces can be found on the ACM (Albacete Cutlery Museum), so once he has gone they would be part of the cutlery history and they will be recognize by the lovers of the classic Spanish handmade knives.

Premio Manuel Fernández Panadés - Navaja Clásica Albaceteña
Premio Navaja Artística de Albacete - Tema libre

Pieza Donada al museo MCA de Albacete

Video taken from ACM (Albacete Cutlery Museum) website. In this room you would find some of Jose’s creations. 

You can find below a list of all the awards given to José Antonio Herreros. These contest has been hosted by APRECU (acronym for association of cutlers/knife makers and third parties from Albacete, in Spanish). The list has been ordered in cronological order:

19932nd place – Most original creation – Given by APRECU

1994 – 2nd place – Most original creation – Given by APRECU

1995 – 2nd place – Most innovative creation – Given by APRECU

1997 – 3rd place – Folding knives: Free style or design – Given by APRECU

2004 – 2nd place – Outdoor knives – Given by APRECU

2005 – 3rd place – Outdoor knives – Given by APRECU

2006 – 1st  place – Classic Albacete folding knife – Given by APRECU

2006 – 3rd place – Folding knives: Free style or design – Given by APRECU

2007 – 1st  place – Folding knives: Free style or design – Given by APRECU

2007 – 1st place – Classic Albacete folding knife – Given by APRECU

2009 – 2nd place – Classic Albacete folding knife – Given by APRECU

2011 – 1st place – Artistic folding knife and best design (pocket or hunting knives category) – Given by APRECU