This Checkered Inlay Ebony/Olive wood Laguiole pocket knife is made by the artisanal Manufacture Laguiole en Aubrac, located in the heart of French countryside: Aveyron.
This is a very original piece. The bee and the two protective bolsters are shiny. Mounted on a 12C27MOD stainless steel blade, known for its flawless cut quality as well as the long life of its cutting edge.
The handle of this Laguiole folding knife is custom made by artisans cutlers. Marquetry is a technique of decorative assembly of pieces of wood and bone applied to a background. This requires a lot of preparation, know-how and dexterity.
The central spring is adorned with indissociable bee itself forged massive and finely guilloche with file and chisel. Thus forming only one piece. The rivets and plates are also in polished stainless steel. Its mechanism is said to forced notch, it measures 12 cm once closed.
The materials used for this Checkered Inlay Laguiole Pocket Knife:
The olive wood is a French wood from the Mediterranean basin very sought after for its incomparable veining. From centuries-old trees that have suffered climatic hazards, it is appreciated for its qualities: it is hard, easy to work with and easy to polish.
Ebony comes from a tree that is mainly found in tropical regions. 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.
Checkered Inlay Ebony/Olive wood 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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