The Laguiole knife first appeared in the small village of Laguiole in the 1820s. "Laguiole" is not a single manufacturer or brand of cutlery, it is the name of a style of cutlery that bears the name of its birthplace. You may learn more facts here. This knife as well as all others made by Forge de Laguiole are entirely made in the village of Laguiole, France.
Fact! Forge de Laguiole has around 100 employees and is the most renowned Laguiole knife manufacturer in France.
Handle Material:Compressed cotton fabric. This high-density U.S. made material is harder than wood and is highly resistant to water. Blade:2.2/8" / 5.80 cm long - 3 mm thick made of Stainless Steel. Plates & bolster: 1.2 mm thick brass plates and 4 mm thick solid brass bolsters. Size and weight: Handle 7 cm (2.75") Approx. 20 grams (0.7 oz.)