This mammoth Ivory (Nougatine) insertion Laguiole knife is a model called full handle: without bolsters is made by our artisanal manufacture located in the heart of French country side: Aveyron. It is a pocket knife particularly different from classic models.
As always, the bee is forged massive and finely guilloche with file and chisel. Thus forming only one piece. Its stainless steel blade is made of 12C27MOD stainless steel known for its flawless cut quality as well as the durability of the blade wire.
The material used for this Laguiole knife: Ivory Mammoth insert on Ebony wood
The handle of this Laguiole pocket knife is custom made by our cutler artisans. Called the nougatine insert marquetry in the center of the ebony handle requires skill and dexterity. The name Nougatine recall the famous confectionery by its visual. It is delicately made with small pieces of mammoth ivory amalgamated in a glossy black resin.
Once this process is completed, the ribs will be mounted on a thin layer of ebony wood to reduce the tension when tightening. Ebony when it comes from a tree mainly present in the tropics. It is a precious wood of a black color very homogeneous and finely. Used to make piano keys or furniture in ancient castles, it has good resistance to a humid atmosphere. It is also one of the heaviest and densest woods that can be found.
This Ebony/Nougatine Laguiole pocket knife is exclusive from Laguiole Online Shop, it can be customized for free with a engraving on the blade!
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