Laguiole Traditional 12 cm Collection Full handle Blue mammoth ivory Delicate file work "Golden"

Laguiole Traditional 12 cm Collection Full handle Blue mammoth ivory Delicate file work "Golden" - L1PTMBDI4GF


  • Forged Bee inlayed with Mother of Pearl
  • No inlay , classical bee (as shown on the picture)
  • Hand Chiseled Grape
  • Hand Chiseled Woodcock
  • Hand Chiseled Freemason
  • Hand Chiseled Scallop
  • Hand Chiseled Stag
  • Twist Damascus Steel, 160l
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The traditional Laguiole knife with corkscrew signed by Gilles® is a high-end Laguiole knife: solid balde-stop, forged bee and 12C27 stainless steel blade, this Laguiole knife is proudly handmade in France.

Customize your knife

Customize your knife

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

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

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 damascus blade

Stainless steel damascus blade

The Damascus steel we’re using is from Damasteel® and the patterns will last the life of the knife.

5 rings worm corkscew

5 rings worm corkscew

The thin and tapered corkscrew "worm" opens easily. It is easy to use and does not swell the cork excessively.

Before the laguiole knife was the capuchadou knife, this basic knife had a fixed blade, a long drawn point and was made of thick steel. This old laguiole knife was a real tool for this people who used it in daily work: cook the meal, field work or animals care...

At this time, this first laguiole knife wasn't yet a folding knife and was handmade with rustic material.

In France, during several century, each region had his own knife, a big part of it disappeared although the laguiole knife which is become the most famous french knife in the world.

The laguiole design evolved years after years: fixed blade to folding blade, straight blade to "Yatagan" blade, bee spring and shepherd's cross, laguiole knife corkscrew and lock-back system.

Nowadays, the laguiole knife story is still evolving.

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.

Technical details

Delicate filework: file work is more delicate, all is freehand made.

Traditional Laguiole knife 12cm with corkscrew 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.

These stainless Damascus models can be collected or used as everyday carry. The Damascus steel we’re using is from Damasteel® and the patterns will last the life of the knife. The Damascus Laguiole knife is a premium choice for connoisseurs.

Handle: Selection of the nicest blue color fossilized mammoth ivory scales (Origin: Siberia).

Blade: Twist stainless 160 layers Damascus steel from Sweden, 3mm thick. Hardness: 56-57 Hrc.

Size and weight: 12cm folded, 21.5cm open, approx. 75 grams. 

Spring: The 'Bee' spring is made from 3mm thick stainless steel Z20c13. A solid bladestop is used in all of our springs. That helps maintain the edge of the blade. The traditional bee is solid and forged into the spring. The spring (including below the screw) and bee are then hand-chased with a file.

Corkscrew: The corkscrew has five rings, 8mm diameter and made of hardened and polished stainless steel.  It is easy to open and glides into any type of cork.

Included: Numbered guarantee certificate, genuine leather pouch.



Customers testimonials

My Laguiole arrived today and it is a real work of art, which I will treasure and eventually pass down to my son (not too soon I hope) One day I hope I will be in a position to buy a Damascus version.

Phil K. (UK)

Hello,Merci, Knife arrived yesterday, excellent finish to knife, very pleased with lettering.

Tjalling V. (Netherlands)

The Chamois that I ordered for my son came last week and it is beautiful. He is thrilled with it and I know will treasure it for the rest of his life.

Alex D. (USA)

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We shipped our knives worldwide since 1999.

100% Handmade in France

Fontenille Pataud was founded in 1929 and quickly became recognized as a manufacturer of high-end knives.