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Corsican Pialincu Damascus range Curly birch

Corsican Pialincu Damascus range Curly birch - CBODI4

Quantity

  • Twist Damascus Stainless Steel 160l
  • Rose Stainless Damascus 120l
  • Thor Stainless Damascus 120l
  • Grosserosen Stainless Damascus 120l

It is an evolution of the 12 cm Sperone Zuria & Gilles® in a smaller size. The Pialincu knife features a precision mechanism with a secure locking blade and a solid blade stop to keep a long last edge.

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.

Lock-back system

Lock-back system

Its solid blade is safely locked while using, thanks to its precision mechanism, in addition this mechanism provides smoothness while using.

Hand chiseled and forged spring

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.

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.

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.

Technical details

Easy openning and secure back-lock system.

The "Pialincu" - Peasant in southern Corsican dialect- 10.5 cm knife has been created with Antoine Zuria and Robert Beillonnet (Awareded skillest custom French knife maker in 1997 and 2000). It is an evolution of the 12 cm Sperone Zuria & Gilles® in a smaller size. The Pialincu knife features a precision mechanism with a secure locking blade and a solid blade stop to keep a long last edge.

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 Pialincu knife is a premium choice for connoisseurs.
 

Handle : 1st choice curly patterned birch.

Blade : 120 layers 'Rose' patterned Damascus steel, 3 mm thick. Hardness: 56-57 Hrc.

Size and weight : 10.5 cm folded, 19cm open, approx. 100 grams.

Tecnical tips : Forged anc chiseled spring with Corsica embossement. The spring with its lock-back system is made from 3 mm thick stainless steel Z20c13. A solid hardenned bladestop is provided : That helps maintain the edge of the blade. Easy openning and folding smooth system. Included : Numbered Guarantee certificate, 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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The quality of our manufacturing enables us to give you a lifetime manufacturer's guarantee.

Support

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.