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Le Saint-Bernard 11 cm Damascus Range Fossilized Mammoth Ivory, Delicate file work

Le Saint-Bernard 11 cm Damascus Range Fossilized Mammoth Ivory, Delicate file work - A1MDI4GUILLOFIN

Quantity

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

Le Saint-Bernard: a legendary alpin knife. Easy opening and folding smooth system. Back-lock spring made from 3 mm thick stainless steel Z20c13. A solid hardened blade stop is provided : That helps maintain the edge of the blade.

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 sytem

Lock-back sytem

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

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.

Hand chiseled spring

Hand chiseled spring

The spring is hand-chased with a file : This denotes artisan quality, unlike inexpensive mass market products that have welded springs and are machine decorated.

The Alpine knife is also known as "Savoyard" or "Montagnard".

The name "Saint-Bernard" originates from the Great St Bernard Hospice,  a traveller’s hospice on the often treacherous St. Bernard Pass in the Alps, between Switzerland and Italy. The pass, the lodge, and the dogs are named for Bernard of Menthon, the monk who established the station 1000 years ago. It was originally bred as a working dog, then later to rescue people who were lost in the snow. They carried a mythical small barrel of brandy around their neck to revive frozen mountaineers. The Napoleon's soldiers' chronicles tell of how many lives were saved by the Saint-Bernard. Their heroic behaviour gave birth to the motto "Nobility, dedication, sacrifice". This motto inspires the St. Bernard knife.  The enduring strength, humble beginnings and unfailing craftsmanship are tribute to the name.

Besides its cunning design, this knife features our precision mechanism with its smooth opening system and secure locking blade.

Technical details

"Excpetion" range: file work is more delicate and detailed, all is freehand made. Our premium knives.

Le Saint-Bernard : a legendary mountain fellow.

 

The name "Saint-Bernard" originates from the Great St Bernard Hospice, a traveller’s hospice on the often treacherous St. Bernard Pass in the Alps, between Switzerland and Italy. The pass, the lodge, and the dogs are named for Bernard of Menthon, the monk who established the station 1000 years ago. It was originally bred as a working dog, then later to rescue people who were lost in the snow. They carried a mythical small barrel of brandy around their neck to revive frozen mountaineers. The Napoleon's soldiers' chronicles tell of how many lives were saved by the Saint-Bernard. Their heroic behaviour gave birth to the motto "Nobility, dedication, sacrifice". This motto inspires the St. Bernard knife.  The enduring strength, humble beginnings and unfailing craftsmanship are tribute to the name.

Besides its cunning design, this knife features our precision mechanism with its smooth opening system and secure locking blade.

 

Handle : Fossilized real mammoth ivory (Origin : Siberia) . Clear - Dark Brown color and aspect is one of a kind : should you like more or less dark, then let us know in the comment section.

Size and weight : 11 cm folded, 20 cm open. Approx. 80 grams.

Blade : 'Twist' stainless Damascus, 160 layers, 3mm thick, 56 HRC. 

Technical tips : Easy opening and folding smooth system. Back-lock spring made from 3 mm thick stainless steel Z20c13. A solid hardened blade stop is provided : That helps maintain the edge of the blade. 

Included: Numbered guarantee certificate, Made in France belt leather sheath.

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.

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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.