Wood worker in France for the last 25+ years, Bruno Chaperon was trained at the famous French "Arts Décoratifs" and "Beaux-arts de Paris". Mr. Chaperon has developed and patented the intricate "sinusoidal" marqueterie design you see on the knife. This intricate technique assures that every single knife is unique. This listing shows several examples of patterns offered. Please note that since each knife is unique we cannot guarantee that the knife you will receive has a certain color or pattern. Wood used are but not limited to: Ebony, Rose wood, Violet wood, box wood, olive wood, walnut. Opinel Gift Box included. \
DID YOU KNOW? In 1985 the Victoria and Albert Museum awarded the Opinel knife as one of the 100 best designed objects in the world. Along side with the Rolex® watch and the 911 Porsche®.