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Damascus knife blades: Liadou® luxury French cutlery


When selecting a pocketknife, one should certainly keep in mind its durability, but one of the most important criteria is the blade and its cutting capacity. Liadou® specializes in handcrafted luxury French cutlery. Our pocketknives boast blades with razor-sharp cutting edges forged from the finest steals, including Sandvik, Carbon and Damascus blades. The French-made artisanal pocketknives with Damascus, Carbon XC75, RWL34 and Sandvik® 14C28 blades are created by our skilled cutlers, working in accordance expert knowledge that has been passed down for generations. Liadou du Vallon’s® luxury French cutlery workshop is located in Marcillac, France. Here, we proudly craft a modern version of this exceptional pocketknife, which is brimming with the Aveyron region’s history and has become a true emblem of the region. Today’s Liadou® pocketknives embody the traditions and craftsmanship of yesteryear and come with a lifetime warranty.

Sandvik, Carbon and Damascus: knife blades crafted from the finest steels

Liadou’s® signature knife blade: wide, downward pointing and exceptionally sharp

A good knife is set apart from others due to its cutting capacity and long-term durability. If it is efficient and aesthetically pleasing, then it hits all of the marks of what constitutes a high-end pocketknife. Liadou’s® skilled craftsmen are experts in the art of luxury French cutlery, handcrafting resilient pocketknives using top-quality materials. Liadou’s® knives have a distinctive signature style, an ergonomic handle as well as a large, razor-sharp downward pointing blade that’s crafted from superior quality steel. Liadou® also offers bespoke services, allowing you to customize your blade with an engraving.

An array of high-end steels to choose from: Carbon, Sandvik and Damascus pocketknives

Liadou’s® knife blades are ultra-durable and extremely sharp thanks to the exceptional materials they are crafted from: Sandvik® 14C28, Carbon XC75, RWL34, stainless-steel Damascus and Damasteel®. These steels are renowned for the following features:

Sandvik® 14C28 stainless steel: incredible strength, excellent cutting capacity, rust resistant and easy to sharpen.
Carbon steel XC75: high quality, flexible, excellent cutting capacity and easy to sharpen. Can easily show signs of corrosion and requires regular maintenance.
Damasteel® RWL34 stainless steel: excellent and durable cutting edge, extremely solid, outstanding rust resistant properties.
Damasteel® stainless steel: exceptional cutting capacity, extremely strong, outstanding rust resistant properties.

Liadou du Vallon’s® luxury French cutlery

Liadou’s® French pocketknife collections

Six models available with various handle colors and materials

Liadou® has curated six different pocketknife models that have handles crafted with a variety of different materials and colors: Liadou® Original, Liadou® Table, Liadou® Exception, Petit Liadou®, Liadou® Tire-bouchon, and Liadou® Racing. We have also created an array of different sheaths and leather cases that are also available in a variety of colors, allowing you to take your pocketknife with you everywhere, whether you want to carry it in your bag or attach it to your belt. Purchasing a Liadou® knife means investing in an authentic French-made knife brimming with history. Our high-end French pocketknives are delivered to your doorstep in elegant gift boxes and accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity as well as a lifetime warranty.

Explore Liadou’s® French pocketknife collections

Damascus or carbon blades and wood or bone handles: only top-quality materials are used in the production of our French pocketknives

RWL34 Damasteel, Carbon or Sandvik: each knife that leaves our artisanal workshop is a piece of luxury French cutlery!

The luxury French cutler Liadou® takes pride in its selection of raw materials. Alloy composition, strength, thermal treatment and the grinding process all play a role in determining the blade’s cutting capacity and its durability over time. The steels used to craft Liadou’s® renowned blades are ranked among the best in the world.

Ebony, Blonde horn, Bone, Fiberglass, Carbon: all of our handles are made of the finest materials

The handle of a pocketknife must be meticulously designed and crafted from the finest, most durable materials, especially because it houses the blade. Liadou’s® handles are not only ergonomic but are handcrafted from a selection of exquisite materials: stabilized bone, carbon, ebony, blonde horn, fiberglass as well as olive, oak, juniper and box tree wood. Several of our French pocketknives also have handles made with exceptionally rare woods like Arizona Ironwood.

10 reasons to invest in a Liadou pocketknife

Made in France in our luxury cutlery workshop in Marcillac.
• Each pocketknife is accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity, providing proof of provenance and assuring that the knife is a product of Aveyron’s artisanal industry.
• Handcrafted following traditional French cutlery savoir-faire.
• Equipped with a blade with exceptional cutting capacity made from the finest steels.
• An ergonomic bolsterless handle that’s carefully crafted form the finest materials.
• Bespoke services allow you to customize the blade with an engraving.
• A traditional French winegrower’s knife steeped in regional history.
• Lifetime warranty – a testament to this French-made pocketknife’s exquisite quality.
• Delivered worldwide in a beautiful gift box that also serves as a storage case.
• An elegant yet functional tool, an original, timeless and customizable gift that will last a lifetime and can easily slip into any pocket!

Choose your boutique: Online or in our brick-and-mortar locations in France

Are you looking to purchase a Liadou® pocketknife? We invite you to browse our online shop or come see our collections in person at our French boutiques located in Marcillac-Vallon and Rodez. LE LIADOU DU VALLON® opens the world of customization to you with our bespoke pocketknife services, allowing you to personalize the steel blade of your knife with the engraving of your choice. No matter where you are in the world, your Liadou® will be delivered in an elegant case and comes with a Certificate of Authenticity as well as a lifetime warranty.