Laguiole knife Damascus blade with handle in fragments of mammoth ivory and blue colored resin
Laguiole folding knife - Savage edition One off
- Handle in fragments of mammoth ivory and blue colored resin
- 2 stainless steel bolsters
- Forged bee and spring, hand guilloched
- Damascus stainless steel blade
- 22cm opened (8.7in) - 12cm closed (4.7in)
Type : Laguiole folding knife - Savage edition One off.
Raw material of the handle : Handle in fragments of mammoth ivory tusks, seized in resin colored in pearly blue.
A new handle material that is both prestigious and modern, invented and produced in France.
Blade : Damascus stainless stell blade DS93X, "Vinland" pattern, +/- 120 layers. Of a thickness of 3 mm to the stub.
Damas steel DS93X is made with two different steels of different hardness.
This steel is highly corrosion resistant, it has a unique cutting capacity and a very high quality cutting edge.
This Damascus blade does not oxidize, is easy to maintain and corrosion resistant.
Clean the blade with water and dry it well before closing the Laguiole knife.
Sharpen your blade regularly, don't wait until it stops cutting.
Spring : Bee and spring forged. Hand guilloched/chiseled spring.
Plates : 2 Hand guilloched/chiseled plates, indented with ebony wood wafers of 2mm.
Bolster : 2 inox bolsters.
Dimensions & Weight : 22cm Open, 12cm Closed, in average 100-110g.
Delivered with certificate of authenticity
This knife is made in France in our workshops of Laguiole le Fidèle.
It is unique and handcrafted by our expert craftsmen with 170 manual operations.
Fragments of Mammoth ivory handle
Fossil mammoth ivory from Siberia and Mammoth molar comes with a certificate of authenticity (with an estimated age of between 7,000 and 10,000 years). It occasionally contains brown or blue-green inclusions due to the presence of iron phosphate, vivianite (blue iron earth).
Collecting the rare material always involves making a field expedition. This means getting together solid teams of specialists and effective operational logistics for the Arctic environment. During the period of thaw, the prospectors dig into the permafrost close to rivers, searching for any traces of plant life that could flourish on an organic terrain. Once the zone has been marked out, they dig the ground and pull out any mammoth tusks and other fossil ivory found there. The next step is to cut the ivory up into wafer-shaped pieces that will be used to dress the knife.
Occasionally, North Sea fishermen find pieces of fossil ivory in their nets that have recently been released from the sediment. This material is slightly different from that found in Siberia as the enamel is the only useable part and it is strongly colored in the middle. The thin layer of healthy material is nevertheless sufficient to make handles for folding knives.
- Handle raw material
- Additional ebony wood plates
- Blade type
- Damascus stainless steel
- Stainless steel (x2)
- Forged bee on forged and guilloched spring
- Folding knife
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