Laguiole Knives 6pc
The appeal of Laguiole cutlery is clear. Colourful handles, quirky details and a French country provenance makes them a sought after addition to any table.
Laguiole is actually the name of a village in the Aubrac Mountains of the Aveyron region of France. It’s also the name of a cheese, and the generic name for a folding knife. It’s not a brand name, which is why you can find Laguiole style cutlery made all over the world, across a range of price points.
The key distinguishing feature of Laguiole knives is the insect at the top of the handle. Many people believe it’s a bee, a royal seal of approval bestowed by Napoleon in gratitude for courageous fighting by local soldiers. Others think it’s a horse fly, familiar to local farmers. Whatever the story, it’s a charming detail and a good way to assess the quality of a knife.
Made in France