The Laguiole knife first appeared in the tiny village of Laguiole, France during the early 1800s. Several decades after the manufacturing expended to the more industrialized city of Thiers, France where this knife was made.
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Handle Material: Karelian Birch. This birch is not a particular species, but is rather a praised grain figure that is most commonly seen in Downy Birch and Silver Birch. (Harvested in Finland).
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