“Le Chamois” knife : the legendary companion of our mountains.

Le Chamois knife, handmade in france knife

Do you know the mountain knife  “Le Chamois”, the latest creation from our cutlery ?

This sturdy mountain knife become the perfect hiking tool in the Alpine massifs and other peaks in the world.

The Chamois blade is wide and sturdy that allows you to use your knife in the most extreme situations.

The Chamois handle look like the Capuchadou handle (more information here), wich will ensure a perfect grip to perform all kinds of actions with your knife.

This knife is available in two versions: 10 and 12 cm closed.

The blade of a knife Chamois 12 is 10 cm, that of a 10 Chamois 12 cm.

We offer these knives in different versions:

  • Classic range, with a blade in 12C27 Stainless Steel
  • Guiloché range, the spring is inlayed with a Natural gemstone, and you will take advantage of an extra file work on the plates and the blade’s top.
  • Damascus range, Vinland or Twist Damascus (160 layers)

The chamois knife guilloché range, buffalo bark, handmade in France


It is possible to embed a stone in the spring of knife Chamois: Amethyst, Carnelian, Lapis Lazuli, Tiger Eye, Emerald or Sapphire to add a discreet but luxurious mineral touch to your knife.

Choose the handle for your knife Le Chamois : buffalo bark, ram horn, warthog, horn tip, ivory, mammoth ivory, juniper, ebony, curly birch, amboina …. for more information, contact us.

We also carry knives exceptions such as the Chamois 12 cm Damascus, Blue Mammoth with “guillochage fin” done handmade by our best cutlery.

Le Chamois knife, blue mammoth ivory, damascus range, "guillochage fin"

Le chamois knife, knife handmade in France by cutlery Fontenille Pataud

Le Chamois knife will become your perfect hiking tool
So if you go to the mountains this summer, don’t forget your knife Le Chamois made ​​by cutlery Fontenille-Pataud, who will become your legendary companion of our mountains. 


Laguiole knife

Laguiole knife

An interesting article on the Laguiole knife : http://www.rts.ch/info/economie/5906642-les-couteaux-francais-laguiole-passent-en-mains-suisses.html

The art of knife

Laguiole Sport knife

The blog “United Fashion For Peace” dedicated an article this week in our workshop knives, we hope this post by thanking his team for the work done. This blog aims to provide an ethical mode of production associated with the world of fashion and luxury. These values ​​are ours every day in producing knives made ​​in our workshop in France handcrafted by our cutlery. Find this article on the webzine “United Fashion For Peace.”

Corsican knives

You may be the lucky ones who leave parties visit Corsica and its beautiful landscapes this summer , if you do not know, you will soon discover why this region’s nickname is “Island of Beauty”.

At Fontenille- Pataud cutlery, we make traditional Corsican knives .

The knife ‘s most famous native of Corsica is called Vendetta and has a very distinctive shape : sharp blade , long bolstera and a broad rounded handle .

” Vendetta ” is an Italian word meaning ” revenge” , the word can refer to “private justice” , especially between two families ( who often used knives to settle accounts … )

These knives were originally working tools for farmers who used their faithful companions in their daily tasks .

Vendetta knife proposed by Gilles and Zuria family is the result of a long collaboration between the craftsmen who chooses to carry a knife of exceptional quality while respecting the characteristic shape typical of these knives Corsica.

These knives are hand crafted and made ​​of quality materials .

Corsican knives

Corsican Vendetta kinves

Vendetta Knives Corsican


Customers testimonials are our best advertising , find all these testimonials on this page: https://www.fontenille-pataud.com/en/content/14-testimonials .

The quality of our work, the implication that we are daily in the design and craftsmanship of our knives is amply rewarded by all comments you send to us every day. Although we can not respond to each of your posts , the whole team cutlery Fontenille-Pataud is largely grateful. This pushes us to improve every day in making us Laguiole knives, other folding knives and table knives for your satisfaction.

Send us your testimonials in the contact section of our website online sale of knives: https://www.fontenille-pataud.com/en/contact_us .

Thank you to all our customers and future buyers of our knives Fontenille-Pataud .