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Vanderlinden - Laguiole Exclusive Line 6 Olive Wood Steak Knives

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Vanderlinden - Laguiole Exclusive Line 6 Olive Wood Steak Knives Description

Type : Laguiole steak knives set - 6 knives
Raw material of the handle :  olive wood
Bolsters : 2 stainless steel bolsters
Spring : Classic Spring, Welded Bee
Raw material of the blade : 12C27 Stainless steel
Size :  Each knife : 23 cm, (9.0 in)

No dishwasher

Delivered with certificate of authenticity

This item is made in France in our workshops of Laguiole le Fidèle.

It is unique and handcrafted by our expert craftsmen with 170 manual operations.


Oliver wood handle

Olive wood is a precious and versatile material, cherished for centuries for its unique properties and remarkable aesthetic appearance. Derived from the olive tree (Olea europaea), an iconic tree of the Mediterranean region, olive wood offers a multitude of uses, notably in cutlery for crafting Laguiole knife handles, where it is particularly esteemed for its exceptional characteristics.

Olive wood displays a fine and tight grain, giving it a smooth and pleasant texture to the touch. Its color ranges from pale yellow to golden brown, with dark veins and occasional knots that add character to the piece. One of the distinctive features of olive wood lies in its unique patterns, which vary from one piece to another, making each item one-of-a-kind. This natural diversity of hues and patterns makes it a preferred material for high-end Laguiole knife handles, where visual appearance is a crucial criterion.

In addition to its alluring aesthetics, olive wood boasts excellent physical properties that make it suitable for various applications. It is renowned for its high hardness, density, and wear resistance. These characteristics make it a durable and robust material, perfectly suited for the frequent handling that Laguiole knives endure. Moreover, olive wood exhibits remarkable dimensional stability, meaning it is less prone to warping or cracking over time.

Due to its exceptional properties, olive wood is a favored choice for crafting high-quality Laguiole knife handles. Laguiole knife makers appreciate its strength and stability, as well as its ease of workability to achieve ergonomic and aesthetically pleasing shapes. Olive wood handles offer a comfortable and secure grip, making them an excellent choice for kitchen knives, Laguiole hunting knives, and Laguiole pocket knives.

Besides its mechanical properties, olive wood is also resistant to water and chemicals, making it an ideal material for use in the kitchen. Unlike other types of wood that may degrade in the presence of moisture, olive wood handles remain stable and do not deteriorate, even when in contact with liquids or acidic foods.

Due to its relative rarity and aesthetic appeal, olive wood is often considered a luxury material in cutlery. Laguiole knives with olive wood handles are highly sought after by collectors for their elegance and functionality.

In conclusion, olive wood is a remarkable material, both for its unique appearance and exceptional mechanical properties. Its use in cutlery allows for the creation of Laguiole knives that are both aesthetically pleasing and highly functional, appealing to enthusiasts of fine objects while being appreciated for their efficiency in daily tasks. Whether for collectors, enthusiasts, or Laguiole knife artisans, olive wood remains a preferred choice for crafting Laguiole knife handles requiring a noble and prestigious material.

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Brand Vanderlinden Luxury LTD