A single cold forged metal rod of Z40C13 Stainless steel is used to make each steak knife, giving them a unique quality among all other Laguiole table knives on today's market. Each knife top is hand filled with intricate designs.
Studded Work: The intricate inlay work of stainless steel studs is completed by hand. This time-consuming process can only be carried out by Fontenille Pataud's most experienced artisans, making this beautiful diamond-shaped design an exceptional accomplishment. The knives are beautiful to look at and have a weight and feel that speaks volumes about the quality of artistry.
Handmade in Thiers, Europe's capital of cutlery, by Fontenille Pataud. All Knives offered by this manufacturer are entirely made by a single craftsman from start to finish ensuring pride of ownership of the final piece.
All steak knives and wooden boxes offered by Fontenille Pataud are 100% Made in France.
Desert Ironwood (Olneya tesota) - World hardest wood and one of the most difficult to work with due to its density. Color ranges from an orangish-yellow to a darker red or brown, with darker violet to black streaks. Some pieces may be almost entirely black. Harvested in Central America.
Studded Work: Stainless Steel needles/studs inlay are each inserted and cut by hand. This stunning diamond-shaped artwork is exceptionally time-consuming and can only be carried out by Fontenille Pataud's most skilled artisans.
Orders are shipped same business day from Florida when ordered by 4 PM Eastern time. UPS delivery can be expected in 1 to 3 business days depending on destination. International shipping options are available at checkout.
This cutlery set is not dishwasher safe.
Hand wash only, do not immerse in water for extended period of time, Doing so will be detrimental to the handle material and void the warranty.
This item is not dishwasher safe.