The Laguiole knife was first designed in 1829 by Jean-Pierre Calmels. His concept of the knife became the pattern for this style, with the forged "bee" symbol emerging as a distinctive trademark. Laguiole epitomizes excellent French craftsmanship. Anyone familiar with the name "Laguiole" knows that it is so much more than just a knife. In its essence, it is all about artisan craftsmanship and creating something timeless. Read More...Show Less
Laguiole has expertly crafted professional knives, kitchen knives, utensils, and flatware of highest quality since 1859. These handmade knives and cutlery sets showcase a remarkable design aesthetic that has carried through the decades.
Each piece within the collection is breathtaking and unlike any other. Combining only the finest materials, the resulting product will easily become an irreplaceable kitchen essential. From cheese and pate knives to cheese cleavers, salad spoons, and carving utensils, anyone looking to impress and entertain their guests will instantly recognize the unmatched craftsmanship that Laguiole knives and kitchen utensils possess.
There are around 40 stages in the Laguiole workshop to achieve the greatest result, including laser cutting, sharpening, polishing, cross-hatching (chasing, steelwork), and assembly. The ultimate expression of traditional French hand-crafted cutlery, making each item a unique model.
The brand ensures the uncompromised quality of the timeless Laguiole knives. Only the highest quality stainless steel has been used and then heat-treated and hardened for superior strength. In the end, it is then finished with a mirrored polish for rust resistance allowing your Laguiole knives to stand the test of time. The knife blades are professional quality with five rivets for effortless slicing.
Whether a statement kitchen piece for your own home or an impressive gift, these knives and cutlery sets are packed in European beech wood boxes.