Made in the French Alps
Joseph Opinel designed his first pocket knife in 1890, creating a tool that is as robust and functional as it is simple and beautiful. From his workshop at the foot of the French Alps, Opinel forged a cult classic. Generations of artists, explorers, and farmers have carried the instantly recognizable, imminently useful Opinel knife in their pockets.
Discover the tips to take care of your Opinel knife, maintain/clean the blade and improve the knife opening. Handy to give your Opinel a long lasting life.
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Did you know that Pablo Picasso used our No.05 folding knife to sculpt with? Perhaps you knew Paul Bocuse carried an Opinel in his pocket every day.
Give your employees, customers or business partners a memorable and useful gift. Each one of our knives can be individually personalized.