Laguiole Traditional 12 cm Guilloché Range White Mammoth ivory - L12MBLTG
Sober, elegant and timeless, the Laguiole knife 12 cm folded leavings the most famous french knife. We wanted a handmade and high-end Laguiole knife: massive forged bee, freehand file worked spring and taditional shepherd's cross. This Laguiole knife is like the whole of our production: 100% Made in France.
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 traditional 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.
Traditional Shepherd's cross inlayed
Legend reports the shepherds of the Central Massif used their knife in the ground to pray, this cross remains a characteristic sign of the Laguiole knife.
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.
The "GUILLOCHE" pattern is our premium range
In addition of the spring file work, the liners and the top of the blade are chiseled as well.
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 Laguiole traditionnal, which features a forged bee and a hand chiseled spring. Much more than knives, our Laguiole made in France are true life partners.
The "Guillochée" pattern is our premium range: in addition of the classical finition, your knife will have the plates and the blade's top fully chiseled.
Traditional Laguiole knife signed by Gilles: a solid bladestop is provided on all of our springs, that shall keep a long time the edge of the blade, the traditionnal bee is forged into the spring. These details create a unique Laguiole knife, making each knife one of a kind.
Handle:Polished fossilized mammoth ivory, 7 mm thick. Traditionnal shepherd's cross.
Blade: Stainless 14C28N swedish steel, 3mm thick. Hardness: 56-57 Hrc. We also offer a 60Hrc hardenned special RWL34 swedish powder stainless steel for those who love knives with a longer sharp edge.
Size and weight: 12 cm folded, 21.5 cm open, approx 90 grams.
Plates & bolsters: 1.2 mm thick stainless steel with 2 solid bolsters. Brass is also available (see options).
Spring: The 'Bee' spring is made from 3mm thick stainless steel Z20c13. A solid bladestop is provided on all of our springs: that helps maintain the edge of the blade. The traditional bee is solid and forged into the spring. The whole spring (including inside) 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. These details create a unique Laguiole knife, making each knife one of a kind.