Laguiole Knife Checkerboard Marquetry Bone & Ebony Wood Handle

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  • USD: 335$
  • GBP: £263
  • AUD: $506
  • CAD: $458

This Laguiole knife, with checkerboard marquetry of beef bone and ebony, is the perfect model for knife enthusiasts. Handmade in France, this knife features a high-quality stainless steel blade, ensuring exceptional cutting performance and longevity. The handle, in a unique and particularly beautiful checkerboard assembly of bone and ebony wood, feels comfortable to hold and provides a secure grip. The shiny stainless steel bolsters add an elegant touch to the ensemble.

Each Laguiole en Aubrac knife, with its splendid checkerboard handle of beef bone and ebony, is a unique object created with care by a single skilled cutler. Experience the performance and elegance of a genuine Laguiole knife, crafted in the historic origin region of Aubrac, France.

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In stock - Estimated delivery date at your shipping address : May 31, 2024

Emerging from the quaint village of Laguiole in 1829 as a tool for the country's farmers, this knife has ascended to iconic status within France, distinguished by its signature bee, a symbol of elegance, refinement, and unmatched quality.

Laguiole en Aubrac Folding Knife Checkerboard Marquetry

The Laguiole knife with a checkerboard marquetry handle is a model of high-end French artisanal cutlery. Its handle, made of ebony and olive wood marquetry, offers a comfortable and pleasing grip. This pocket knife is a perfect pocket companion, and with its elegant style and quality craftsmanship, it is also an ideal choice for knife collectors.

  • Checkerboard Marquetry Handle: 12 cm (4.72 inches), Ebony & cattle bone, gloss finish.
  • Note : no shepherd's cross on the left side of the handle.
  • Stainless steel bolsters and spring and plates.
  • Blade length: 10 cm (3.94 inches) - 12C27MOD Sandvik stainless steel.
  • Finely chiseled forged bee. Spring engraved with a detailed pattern.
  • Crafted by the skilled hands of a single artisan cutler..
  • Included: cotton pouch and numbered certificate of authenticity.
  • 14-page guide detailing the artisanal charter of genuine laguiole knives.
  • Lifetime warranty against manufacturing defects.
  • Free laser engraving for personalization.

Admired by enthusiasts of quality both in France and abroad, Laguiole en Aubrac knives are the signature of unparalleled excellence. This folding knife with a checkerboard handle embodies the expertise and tradition of French craftsmanship.

laguiole en aubrac pocket knife checkerboard cattle bone and ebony wood handle

This Laguiole knife with its “Checkerboard” marquetry handle of beef bone and ebony is perfect for daily use or during your outdoor outings. The stainless steel blade is durable and delivers precise and efficient cutting performance, while the checkerboard handle of bone and ebony adds both aesthetics and functionality. The shiny-polished stainless steel bolsters provide a touch of refinement and sophistication, making it an elegant addition to your knife collection.

Entirely made in France, each Laguiole knife ensures unparalleled quality and masterful control of production. Experienced craftsmen adhere to the highest standards and historical traditions, creating each Laguiole knife as a unique piece.

laguiole corkscrew checkerboard juniper/walnut satin finish

About Marquetry:

Marquetry model is an artistic masterpiece, skillfully crafted from pieces of wood of varying colors, amalgamated with a delicate balance of artistry and precision.

Marquetry, a decorative art form, has seen its techniques and materials evolve over centuries. It offers resilience beyond that of wood painting, prompting a resurgence in popularity during the European Renaissance.

The association of colors and the quest for unique patterns, whether in wood or straw marquetry, find expression in this meticulous discipline. The arrangement and subtle pairing of different wood species and patterns serve as brushstrokes in this art form, giving birth to precise decorations and intricate inlaid paintings.

Video of this Laguiole Knife Checkerboard Marquetry

Not all Laguiole knives bearing the Laguiole name are created equal, nor are they all made in France. Laguiole en Aubrac stands out by completely overseeing its production, applying artisanal craftsmanship, demanding quality standards, and a history that has contributed to Laguiole en Aubrac's reputation and signature. We invite you to discover this knife through this video.

Personalize Your Laguiole Knife with Unique Blade Engraving:

Transform your Laguiole folding knife into a personal statement with our exclusive blade engraving service. More than a mere tool, an engraved Laguiole becomes a timeless keepsake, a reflection of your individual taste, and the perfect gift that resonates with distinction. Choose to make your Laguiole truly your own, or gift a memory that endures a lifetime.

Examples of engravings

Engraving font :

  • Font 1 - Courgette Regular
  • Font 2 - Brock Script
  • Font 3 - Dream Orphans

 

  • Font 4 - Ebrima
  • Font 5 - All Things Pink
  • Font 6 - Sitkas Display Bold

 Optional symbol :

  • 3D Heart
  • 2 entwined hearts
  • Wine bottle
  • 2 wine glasses
  • Bunch of grapes

 

  • 4-leaf clover
  • Fleur de lys
  • Birthday Cake
  • Motorcycle
  • Horseshoe

 

  • Rugby ball
  • Soccer ball
  • Boat
  • Pint of beer
  • Rose

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