Laguiole meat service with royal ebony wood handle and stainless steel bolsters


Laguiole meat cutting service

  • Handle made with royal ebony wood
  • 2 stainless steel bolsters
  • Classic Spring, Welded Bee
  • 12C27 Stainless steel
  • Knife : Blade 18,5 cm (7.1 in), Handle 13 cm (5.1 in)
  • Fork : Meat spike 19 cm (7.5 in), Handle 13 cm (5.1 in)

Type : Laguiole meat service
Raw material of the handle :  royal ebony wood
Bolsters : 2 stainless steel bolsters
Spring : Classic Spring, Welded Bee
Raw material of the blade : 12C27 Stainless steel
Knife : Blade 18,5 cm (7.1 in), Handle 13 cm (5.1 in)
Fork :
Meat spike 19 cm (7.5 in), Handle 13 cm (5.1 in)

No dishwasher

Delivered with certificate of authenticity

This Laguiole 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.

Royal ebony wood handle

The royal ebony wood, also known as Laotian ebony, is an exceptionally valuable and sought-after material in the field of cutlery. With its rich, dark color, fine texture, and exceptional hardness, royal ebony wood is cherished by artisans and collectors worldwide.

Primarily originating from Laos, royal ebony wood is extracted from the Diospyros crassiflora tree, which is often referred to as "African ebony" due to its resemblance to ebony from other African regions. The tree itself can reach heights of 20 to 30 meters and is renowned for its slow growth and high density.

One of the most distinctive features of royal ebony is its deep, dark color. The wood often exhibits rich black tones, sometimes with hints of brown or purple. This uniform and rich color makes it an ideal material for high-end knife handles. Royal ebony brings an element of elegance and sophistication to any knife, adding a luxurious and timeless aesthetic.

In addition to its beauty, royal ebony wood is also prized for its exceptional hardness. It is considered one of the hardest and densest woods available, making it extremely resistant to scratches and daily wear. This durability makes it a popular choice for chef knives, pocket knives, and hunting knives, all of which require a strong and long-lasting blade.

Due to its rarity and high demand, royal ebony wood is often seen as a symbol of prestige and luxury in the world of cutlery. Skilled artisans who work with this material must handle it with care and precision to fully showcase its natural beauty. Each piece of royal ebony wood is unique, with its own patterns and color variations, making it a valuable and coveted material.

However, due to its scarcity, royal ebony wood can be quite expensive. Its extraction and trade are also regulated to protect forests and local populations.

In conclusion, royal ebony wood, also known as Laotian ebony, is an exceptional material in the field of cutlery. Its dark, rich color, fine texture, and exceptional hardness make it an ideal choice for high-end knife handles. Despite its rarity and high cost, royal ebony wood remains highly prized by artisans and collectors due to its natural beauty and exceptional quality.

Laguiole le Fidèle

Data sheet

Handle raw material
Royal Ebony Wood
Blade type
12C27 Stainless steel
Stainless steel (x2)
Classic Spring & Welded Bee
Folding knife

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