Silva are the premium compass manufacturer, pioneering navigation technology for hiking, orienteering and marine use.
In 1933 Björn, Alvar and Arvid Kjellström invented the first ever liquid compass; that was the beginning of the navigation revolution. This singular invention set the new standard for navigation. Henceforth the SILVA brand was born.
Two years since defining navigation for the new age, the business expanded to another fundamental tool for outdoorsmen. The headlamp created, Zeiler, enabled the company to evolve into other aspects of the outdoor industry. They have since become pioneers of outdoor equipment setting new trends and improving upon existing standards.
SILVA’s aim is to develop outstand outdoor equipment. They utilise feedback from customers and ambassadors who use their products. The product focus is now on three main user areas: Sport, Adventure and Work. With continuous evaluation SILVA continues to keep consumers prepared and ready.