Nicolson Russell is a South African cutlery business that was started in 2007 by Emma Russell from Johannesburg.  They design, manufacturer and import designer cutlery from around the world. The name originates from the surnames of her two families, Russell on her father’s side and Nicolson on her mother’s. Nicolson Russell has four factories overseas. The design work and packaging is all done locally out of their head-office in Sandton, Johannesburg.