FORGE DE LAGUIOLE

We are the Laguiole knive manufactory, which produces its knives entirely in the French village of Laguiole according to a tradition dating back to 1828.
FORGE DE LAGUIOLE
The Bolsters

The two bolsters (mitres) are forged and fixed on a metal liner, which will be drilled before the assembly. These massive steel bolsters help to protect the handle during daily use.

The Bee

The bee is a traditional symbol on our knives. The legend goes that the Napoleonic imperial symbol was attributed to the citizens of Laguiole by Emperor Napoléon himself as a tribute to their courage shown in the services to the emperor.

The Handle

The handles, whether made of wood, horn, bone or from other rare materials such as mammoth teeth or stingray skin, are individually selected, sculpted and handset by our Master-Knifesmiths.

The Taste
Thanks to the exceptional sharpness, Forge de Laguiole® table knives enhance the tasting pleasure of food. Whether raw or cooked, all their flavours are preserved.
The Stainless Steel

The blades, made from the high-quality French T12 steel which is exclusively produced for Forge de Laguiole®, are forged to 1000°C in our manufactory in Laguiole, France. This stainless steel is the result of a perfectly balanced combination of carbon and chrome providing an exceptional cutting edge while guaranteeing a high durability.

The Blade
The blades are hot forged from French stainless steel and can have a shiny or matt finish.
An exceptional cut
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