This small and elegantly designed pen knife was made in the village of Laguiole, France where the style of Laguiole cutlery first emerged in the early 1800s.Thanks to its small size, the 7 cm (2.3/4 inches closed) is perfect for any front pockets or a lady’s handbag.
Technical aspects: The blade of this knife is forged from T12 steel. This non-stainless metal alloy combines the durability and ease of sharpening found with carbon steel but without the rusting issues. Forge de Laguiole unique methods of forging, combined with tempering, gives this knife a perfect cutting edge. T12 alloy comes from the department of Isère, France and is exclusively made for FDL. The bolsters are made of solid cold forged brass and, as with all brass items will require periodic cleaning.
Consider this: This knife was entirely hand made in the small village of Laguiole Pop. 1200." Forge de Laguiole has around 100 employees and is the most renowned Laguiole knife manufacturer in France.
Handle Material: Horn Tip from domestic African Zebu. The tip of the horn is the hardest and most durable - inferior horn handles are made from the bottom of the horn which will warp with time.
What's Included: Pocket knife - Black gift box - Certificate - Warranty & Repair support - Free Shipping & Free *Return (U.S only)
Forge de Laguiole's workshop is a member of the "Entreprise de Patrimoine Vivant". This award is presented to exceptional French manufacturers that produce outstanding products with remarkable know-how and ethics.