Laguiole knife by Zuria with Buffalo Horn Handle
Thanks to their elegance and their line type knives "LAGUIOLE" differ from the other. This form of slightly curved and thin knife was born in 1860 in the town of Laguiole in Aveyron. Both Zuria brothers, cutlery craftsmen in Bonifacio, in Corsica were, too, wanted to pay tribute to the Laguiole with a revised model of their own design.
Topped with a forged fly and guilloche shaped bee, this version of the Laguiole knife is a very suitable for everyday use thanks to its comfort, its handling and its robustness.
This is a right Laguiole knife, folding and forced notch:
The handle can be olive, raw buffalo horn or cow horn. You can observe this race 5 small nails implanted cross-shaped around a rivet according to tradition. The plates are stainless steel Z20C13, and 2 massive bolsters located at the 2 ends of the handle. The spring also Z20C13 is polished inside. On the top it has a guilloche and solidarity fly forged spring and not simply welded in series. This spring provides a blade stop device to prevent the cutting edge come and strike the bottom in the same abrupt closure of this Laguiole. The blade has a thickness of 3 mm at the heel. The back of the blade is adorned with a guilloche. This blade is 440 stainless steel with a polished hollow marking.
Each Laguiole by Zuria by its adjusting, shaping, polishing and sharpening is unique.