Author: Yann

Le Thiers knife warthog

The Le Thiers knife takes its name from the town of the same name located in Auvergne, in the Puy-de-Dôme. Le Thiers is a design registered with the INPI (Institut National de la Propriété Industrielle) by the Confrérie du Couteau

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Le Thiers® family in video

Our friend Stefan Schmalhaus credit us of an exceptional video about Le Thiers® knives family with lock-back system, to watch now. Please note that the Thiers® Pocket will be available on our website in January: www.fontenille-pataud.com Merci Stefan 😉

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The Laguiole XS made of ironwood

Each region of France has a singular history, a cultural heritage and traditions. We can notice that the knife is usually part of this ensemble. At the beginning it was a working tool which was the extension of the hand.

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The gentian

The yellow gentian grows on the Aubrac plateau between 800 and 1300 meters above the see level. It can be 2 meters high this is why its nickname is “the green skyscraper”. It takes 20 years to the plant to

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Aubrac : a village perched on the plateau

Aubrac is a village in the municipality of Saint Chely d’Aubrac, in the Aveyron department, France. It is located on the way to Santiago de Compostela. That small village was built in the XIII century thanks to a cloistered hospital

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