With its tiny blade, this Laguiole gentleman's knife, also called a penknife, can easily be placed in a purse or small pocket. Penknives are best suited for small tasks such as cutting string, opening packages, removing staples and other small daily jobs.
Blade: 2.2/8" / 5.80 cm long - 2 mm thick made of Stainless Steel.
Handle: 7 cm (2.75") Snakewood aka Amourette is a gorgeous wood that originates mostly from Brazil's Suriname valley. The part sold as snakewood is really the heartwood of the much larger tree. This wood is usually felled with axes and carried on the backs of natives over streams and through jungle areas.Each tree felled is monitored, the Brazilian government has developed a strict permit process to control harvesting. The name was inspired by the snakeskin-like markings that decorate this exotic wood. Initially deep red in color, snakewood changes color upon being exposed to air, making the wood eventually turn reddish-brown, as you see it today.
Plates & bolster: 1.2 mm thick brass plates and 4 mm thick solid brass bolsters.
Weight: Approx. 20 grams (0.7 oz.)
Delivered in a black envelope with authenticity certificate.
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As with all Forge de Laguiole knives, this gentleman's knife is entirely hand-made in the village of Laguiole and features a forged T12 steel blade. Forge de Laguiole knives are by far the highest quality offered in the market today. Additionally, each tiny masterpiece is entirely handmade by the same craftsman to ensure pride in the completed piece.
Fact! Forge de Laguiole is located in the village of Laguiole and has around on hundred employees; it is the most renowned Laguiole knife manufacturer in France.