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Forge de Laguiole Tradition 12 cm Briarwood Satin

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This 12 cm forged bee Laguiole folding knife is handmade in the village of Laguiole and has a forged bee and T12 steel blade. The traditional shepherd's cross is also featured on most models (check photos). Each has been crafted with pride by a single master cutler, ensuring that each masterpiece is unique to its craftsman's work ethic!

The Forge de Laguiole workshop operates in the tiny village of Laguiole, France - Pop. 1300 - where the famous knife first appeared in the early 1800s. Today, Forge de Laguiole represents the pinnacle of quality in the Laguiole cutlery business. Their reputation for integrity, ethics, and innovative designs has made this small 100 employees company the "Must Have" Laguiole luxury brand.

What is a Forged Bee? You can recognize a forged bee by looking below it, where it meets the decorated spring. If you do not see any gaps, it's a good sign that the bee and spring were forged from the same piece of metal. You can also recognize a soldered bee by noticing a straight gap/ridge where the bee meets the spring.

 fork, plate and knife icon

A 12 cm Laguiole folding knife can be used as a steak knife; its open length is 8. 3/4" vs. ~9" for a standard steak knife. Why use such a knife at the dinner table or at your favorite steak house? Check out our article (new tab) for the surprising answer.

forge de laguiole seal

Briarwood (Erica arborea) - From plateaux burl, the outer edge of the burl.
Harvested in France.

  • Pocket knife
  • Gift box
  • Warranty certificate
  • Full-color manufacturer pamphlet
  • * Warranty & Repairs Support
  • Free Shipping
  • Free one location Engraving

Forge de Laguiole pocket knives 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.

french flag color with made in france text

The ultra-modern Forge de Laguiole workshop was created by French designer
Philippe Starck and feature an 18 meters (58 feet) gleaming blade
soaring into the sky above Laguiole.
Forge de laguiole shop designed by French designer Philippe Starck

* We provide free U.S. base warranty and repair support for Forge de Laguiole items purchased from one of our U.S retailers or Laguiole-Imports.com.
Forge de Laguiole items purchased overseas or from an unauthorized retail channel will need to be shipped to France and back to the U.S. at the owner's expanse. The original retail channel will need to be contacted for assistance.

  • Closed length: 4.75" (12.06 cm)
  • Open length: 8.75" (22.23 cm)
  • Spring & Bee: One piece forged (no soldered bee).
  • Blade: 4" (10.6 cm) - 3 mm thick made of forged T12 alloy.
  • Weight: Approx. 85 grams (3 oz)
  • Bolsters & Liners: Forged T12 Steel 

Forging a knife blade at Forge de Laguiolea forge de laguiole blade in the forge.

This 12 cm forged bee Laguiole folding knife is handmade in the village of Laguiole and has a forged bee and T12 steel blade. The traditional shepherd's cross is also featured on most models (check photos). Each has been crafted with pride by a single master cutler, ensuring that each masterpiece is unique to its craftsman's work ethic!

The Forge de Laguiole workshop operates in the tiny village of Laguiole, France - Pop. 1300 - where the famous knife first appeared in the early 1800s. Today, Forge de Laguiole represents the pinnacle of quality in the Laguiole cutlery business. Their reputation for integrity, ethics, and innovative designs has made this small 100 employees company the "Must Have" Laguiole luxury brand.

What is a Forged Bee? You can recognize a forged bee by looking below it, where it meets the decorated spring. If you do not see any gaps, it's a good sign that the bee and spring were forged from the same piece of metal. You can also recognize a soldered bee by noticing a straight gap/ridge where the bee meets the spring.

 fork, plate and knife icon

A 12 cm Laguiole folding knife can be used as a steak knife; its open length is 8. 3/4" vs. ~9" for a standard steak knife. Why use such a knife at the dinner table or at your favorite steak house? Check out our article (new tab) for the surprising answer.

forge de laguiole seal

Briarwood (Erica arborea) - From plateaux burl, the outer edge of the burl.
Harvested in France.

  • Pocket knife
  • Gift box
  • Warranty certificate
  • Full-color manufacturer pamphlet
  • * Warranty & Repairs Support
  • Free Shipping
  • Free one location Engraving

Forge de Laguiole pocket knives 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.

french flag color with made in france text

The ultra-modern Forge de Laguiole workshop was created by French designer
Philippe Starck and feature an 18 meters (58 feet) gleaming blade
soaring into the sky above Laguiole.
Forge de laguiole shop designed by French designer Philippe Starck

* We provide free U.S. base warranty and repair support for Forge de Laguiole items purchased from one of our U.S retailers or Laguiole-Imports.com.
Forge de Laguiole items purchased overseas or from an unauthorized retail channel will need to be shipped to France and back to the U.S. at the owner's expanse. The original retail channel will need to be contacted for assistance.

  • Closed length: 4.75" (12.06 cm)
  • Open length: 8.75" (22.23 cm)
  • Spring & Bee: One piece forged (no soldered bee).
  • Blade: 4" (10.6 cm) - 3 mm thick made of forged T12 alloy.
  • Weight: Approx. 85 grams (3 oz)
  • Bolsters & Liners: Forged T12 Steel 

Forging a knife blade at Forge de Laguiolea forge de laguiole blade in the forge.