Opinel No7 Hermione (Oak wood from the Hermione Project)

by: Opinel, S.A. - Made in France since 1890

  • The Opinel Hermione model is made from wood salvaged from the construction of  La Fayette's Frigate " L' Hermione ". Certificate of authenticty is included with each piece. Please click here to learn more about this knife and the "Hermione" project. 
    From the first moment I heard the name of America, I loved it; from the instant I knew it struggled for freedom, I was consumed with the desire to shed my blood for her. I will count the days I got the chance to serve it, everywhere and anytime, among the happiest days of my life.
    - Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de La Fayette

    Blade: Stainless Steel | Handle: Oak | Part #:001567

  •  This knife features the Virobloc Safety ring. The Virobloc safety ring was invented and implemented in 1955. This simple yet effective locking system greatly improved the original knife.The ability to help prevent the blade from opening when closed was added to the Virobloc in 2000.
  •  This knife has a stainless steel blade (12c27 Sandvik Stainless steel to be precise). The blade will not rust, however try to avoid leaving your Opinel knife in damp environments for too long and dry the blade after each use. The handle is made of wood and may expand and contract with extreme humidity (or lack of) and will temporarily affect the mechanism.  We strongly suggest you take a look at our F.A.Q where most common questions about Opinel knives are answered.
    • The locations below are approximate. Our engravers will make sure that your text or artwork is placed and sized in the most tasteful way.  
    • Below are the fonts available. Please keep in mind that most cursive fonts do not look good in "all caps". If you desire all caps engraving please select a block font such as Roman, Century or Garamond. Click on a font's name to see the alphabet.




    • Most personalized orders leave same or next day depending on order time. However, please allow up to 2 business days during the couple of weeks preceding Christmas and Father's day. If you need reassurance please call us at 860-245-2211 between 9am & 5pm EST Monday through Friday and we will be able to provide you with a more accurate turnaround based on your particular needs. Please keep in mind that our engravers do not work Saturdays and Sundays EXCEPT during the 2 weeks preceding Christmas and Father's Day. Please visit our "Shipping Schedule" page if you are planning on using one of our EXPRESS shipping options.

    • Engraved Opinel knives cannot be returned unless we made an obvious mistake such as location, font or spelling. Location areas are "approximate." Our engravers will place engravings in the most "tasteful & appropriate" way. Please let us know if you have special requests regarding the order of words, size etc. by calling us at 1-860-245-2211. We cannot accept returns on items that were not engraved the way you "assumed" they would be unless you provided us with specific & comprehensive instructions that we did not follow. 

       Please review your engraving's spelling before checkout. Although we try to catch errors we cannot be held responsible for spelling mistakes, typos and incorrect location provided by customer. Thank you for your understanding. 

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