The Opinel knife was born in the Savoie region of France in 1890. These knives are recognized worldwide as one of the best knives in the world. These knives are as known for their simplicity, versatility and reliability. This essential knives have been in the pockets of the world's greatest artists, adventurers, navigators and mountaineers.
No.4 - Blade Length (2"), Full Size w/ Blade Open (4 3/4"), Weight (0.3oz)
Key Feature: Opinel No4 is a small knife and does not features the Virobloc safety ring. This small knife is commonly used to perform small tasks such as opening letters or cutting papers.
Material - Blade (stainless steel), Handle (beech wood)
Care - 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.