Pocket Knives from France

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A cultural asset: striking and elegant pocket knives from France

You do not need to be a recognized connoisseur of the extensive and somewhat unclear range of French pocket knives to get excited about these noble pieces. Traditionsschmieden in various regions still produce today developed according to traditional models penknives. Over the centuries they have been reliable companions for shepherds, shepherds, ranchers, winegrowers and fishermen, and have been valued as a handy tool in many other professions. Against this historical background, it is gradually becoming apparent to a layman how important it is not only for the French to acquire and own a high-quality pocket knife.

We present a selection of selected pocket knives from French manufactories. Get to know the famous Laguiole, which is now produced and marketed in countless variations. Even more so than the southern French town of Laguiole, the town of Thiers in Auvergne is a stronghold of cutlery. Here you will find a fascinating assortment of beautiful pocket knives, which come from Thiers. Learn about the special features of popular and ingeniously designed pocket knives with names like Alsace, Alpin, Yssingeaux, Aveyronnais, Roquefort or Pradel, about their history and provenance.