Chateau Laguiole Opus Series Fossilized Mammoth Ivory
The Chateau Laguiole Opus Series features dual hand-chiseled liners as well as a full rear handle. Each Opus is exclusively handcrafted in France by master cutler Michael "Mike" Dajoux.
The Chateau Laguiole waiter-style corkscrew was created in 1993 by Master Sommeliers Guy Vialis and was the first true waiter-style Laguiole style corkscrew on the market. Since it debuted the Chateau Laguiole brand has been the favorite among some of theworld's best sommeliersand, to this day is the most sold (and imitated) of all high-end waiter-style Laguiole corkscrews.
Please note that we are prohibited from shipping any chateau Laguiole to Japan by the brand owner.
Fossilized Mammoth Ivory: 10,000+ years old fossilized tusk harvested in Siberia. It is normal for mammoth ivory to show cracks, discolorations, and inconsistencies. The fossilized ivory has been buried for 10,000 + years, sediments, and tons of pressures have caused the colors and cracks you see on the piece today. Each ivory plate has been carefully selected, is stable, and will not easily break.
All Chateau Laguiole wine openers are made of 12C27 stainless steel and weigh around 4 oz (113 grams). The overall length closed is 4.5 inches (11.40 cm). The foils cutter is serrated and measures 1.5/8 inches ~ 4.06 cm).