LAGUIOLE EN AUBRAC FRENCH FOLDING KNIFE. HANDLE IS PLANER TREE (member of the Elm family). The "SHEPHERD'S CROSS", which is set in the handle acts as a Rosary. The knife was planted upright in the bread with the Cross facing front. Shepherds, who spent many months on the high plane grazing land, far from any churches, were thus able to do their daily prayers. BLADE AND BOLSTERS OF HIGH QUALITY 12C27 SANDVIK SATIN STAINLESS STEEL. Folding Knife entirely hand made by Laguiole en Aubrac in Southern France and assembled from start to finish in one sequence by a single master craftsman, in the pure Laguiole tradition. The famous "BEE", the symbol of quality and prestige that adorns the spring of the blade, and the spring are forged from one piece. The spring is polished on the inside. Shaping and fitting are done by hand and to the craftsman's eye. The design on the spine and on the top of the handle is hand engraved. ANY QUESTIONS PLEASE CALL 1-602-677-6126.
HANDLE: Plane Tree Wood.
BLADE and BOLSTERS: 12C27 Sandvik Satin Stainless Steel.
DIMENSIONS: 7-1/4" open. 4" closed.