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. 8 - Blade Length (3 1/4"), Full Size w/ Blade Open (7 1/2"), Weight (1.6oz)
Key Feature: Virobloc safety ring - this is a locking system that ensures blade doesn't open when closed
Material - Blade (carbon steel), Handle (beech wood)
Care - Avoid leaving carbon knife in damp environments for too long. Condition blade with little food grade mineral oil regularly. Dry blade using a dry cloth after each use.