Our specialty: Personalize your knife (first name, initials, date...) with a beautiful engraving of the spring produced by a professional engraver. The engraving is performed before the file work (guillochage) and the heat treatment.
Hand chiseled and forged spring
The bee is solid and forged into the spring. The spring and bee are then hand-chased with a file : This denotes artisan quality, unlike inexpensive mass market products that have welded springs and are machine decorated.
14C28N Stainless steel blade
The beauty of your blade is guarenteed for lifetime. We also offer stainless steel Damascus blade from Damasteel®: each blade is one of a kind.
Corsica is a real land of knives since antiquity and the Corsican cutlery industry has become a real tradition.
There is no such thing as a "Corsican knife" but "Corsican knives"!
Like many farming areas, the Corsican knife was first and foremost a tool used by farmers for their daily work.
Since then, Corsican knives have followed their history with new models that combine tradition and modernity.
In the Fontenille Pataud workshop, our craftsmen traditionally handmade outstanding knives for several generations, as usual in the city of Thiers. Each one of our knifemakers hopes to create especially for you a sustainable product that will become your every day to carry.
We are proud to say that our knives are handed down and offered from generation to generation, such as the Vendetta knife, which features a forged bee and a hand chiseled spring. Much more than knives, our Vendetta made in France are true life partners.
The typical Corsican knife, proudly made with Zuria brothers, Corsican knife makers from Bonifacio (southern Corsica).
Handle: 1st choice cow horn tip (we do not use the cheap hollow pressed "genuine" horn).
Size & weight : 12cm folded, 21.5 cm open, approx 130 g.
Spring & bladestop :The spring is made from a 3mm thick stainless steel Z20c13. A solid bladestop is provided on all of our springs : that shall keep a long time the edge of the blade. Instead of the traditional solid bee and forged into the spring you'll see the embossing of the Corsica Island . The whole spring is hand chased with a file.
Plates and bolsters :4 mm thick solid Stainless steel bolsters on 1,2 mm thick plates.
Assembling: traditional hand made silver nickel rivets.
Included : numbered guarantee certificate, simple leather pouch.