Forge de Laguiole Corkscrew with Genuine Fossilized Mammoth Tusk handle (Outside bark).This Forge de Laguiole corkscrew is entirely hand made in the village of Laguiole and feature a Forged T12 stainlessconstruction. Handmade in the village of Laguiole, France Forge de Laguiole corkscrews are truly and by far of the highest quality offer in the market today. Additionally, each one of this master piece is fully handmade by the same craftsman to insure pride in the completed piece.
Note regarding outside tusk mammoth Ivory: It is normal for this very desirable grade of mammoth ivory to show cracks, discolorations and inconsistencies. The fossilized ivory as 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 by Forge de Laguiole, is stable and will not easily break. In any case, Forge de Laguiole will repair this or any other corkscrew if it ever fail to work proprely.
Note: The Forge de Laguiole workshop is located in the village of Laguiole, France where the Laguiole knife was invented in the early 1800s. More about Laguiole knives's history here . Become a Laguiole knife expert by learning the facts here
Fact! Unlike most french Laguiole manufacturer Forge de Laguiole does not outsource any suppliers outside of France.
What's included: Corkscrew- Leather storage sheath - Gift Bag - Certificate from manufacturer + Mammoth Ivory Certificate from Manufacturer.
Product SKU: SOM MAM BRI
- Size: All Forge de Laguiole corkscrews have the same specifications and weight around 3.10 oz / 88 grams. Overall length closed is 4.3/4 in / 12 cm. The 2.1/8" foil cutter is serrated and double as a bottle opener.
Blade, Spring, Bee, Liners & Bolsters: Mirror polished T12 steel. Produced exclusively for Forge de Laguiole, T12 steel combines durability, rust resistance and ease of sharpening. Forge de Laguioleés unique methods of forging, combined with tempering, give this cutter a perfect cutting edge. The T12 steel comes from the Isí_í‰re region of France.
Handle Material: Handle Material: 10,000 years Old Mammoth Ivory (Grade 1 - outside bark of tusk). This corkscrew comes with a black belt sheath. Please note: You will receive the actual item pictured.
Mammoth Ivory Origin:Canada
Product SKU: SOM MAM BRI
- Forge de Laguiole offers a lifetime warranty against manufacturer defects.Item will be replaced or repaired at the discretion of the *manufacturer. What is cover:Any product failure due to manufacturer defect. Issues like bent screw or blade will be repaired but are not cover by the manufacturer warranty.We offer free warranty support ( click here for details). Please contact us with any warranty claims, do not send item to France directly as it may not be handled correctly. * Disclaimer: The above warranty is offered by the manufacturer not Laguiole Imports. Laguiole Imports cannot be heldresponsible for any issuesarising from a warranty claim.
- This Forge de Laguiole folding knives is made of T12 stainless steel, this type of metal does not require any maintenance. Please do not immerse your knife in water or place it in the dishwasher, doing so will be detrimental to the handle material and will void your warranty. Periodically place a couple drops of lubricant on the axle of all moving parts. We recommend the use ofoil free Sentry-Solutions-Tuf-Glide 1/4 oz Pen Applicator here.
- Below is the approximate blade location areas. Please take a look at our engraving portfolio here to see past examples of engravings .
Below are the fonts available. Please keep in mind that most cursive fonts do not look good in "all caps". If you desire all caps engraving please select a block font such as Roman, Century or Garamond. Click on a font's name to see the alphabet.
Most personalized orders leave same or next day depending on order time. However, please allow up to 2 business days during the couple of weeks preceding Christmas and Father's day. If you need reassurance please call us at 860-245-2211 between 9am & 5pm EST Monday through Friday and we will be able to provide you with a more accurate turnaround based on your particular needs. Please keep in mind that our engravers do not work Saturdays and Sundays EXCEPT during the 2 weeks preceding Christmas and Father's Day. Please visit our " Shipping Schedule" page if you are planning on using one of our EXPRESS shipping options.
Engraved items cannot be returned unless we made an obvious mistake such as location, font or spelling. Location areas are "approximate." Our engravers will place engravings in the most "tasteful & appropriate" way. Please let us know if you have special requests regarding the order of words, size etc. by calling us at 1-860-245-2211. We cannot accept returns on items that were not engraved the way you "assumed" they would be unless you provided us with specific & comprehensive instructions that we did not follow.
| Please review your engraving's spelling before checkout.Although we try to catch errors we cannot be held responsible for spelling mistakes, typos and incorrect location provided by customer. Thank you for your understanding.|