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Juniper wood handle
2 solid stainless steel bolsters and plates
12C27 stainless steel blade
Thickness: 3 mm
Hardness: 56-57 Hrc
Delivered in brown cardboard presentation box with certificate of origin and lifetime warranty
Closed Length 9, 11 or 12 cm
French artisanal making
The 9 cm model slips into any purse or pocket.
Closed length: 9 cm, opened length: 17 cm
The 11 cm model fits any size of hand.
Closed length: 11 cm, opened length: 20 cm
The 12 cm is more suitable for a man’s hand.
Closed length: 12 cm, opened length: 22 cm
The smell of juniper wood is reminiscent of pepper. The shiny appearance brings out the natural beauty of the rings and veins of its roots.
This wood is not at all popular with lumberjacks, as it is very hard to cut, and its heartwood is virtually rot-proof.
It is also highly sought-after in woodturning for its pleasant fragrance and ring formations.
A little background history...
Also known as "Cade", juniper wood is highly prized for its medicinal virtues. In Antiquity and medieval times, it was very common to use juniper for fumigation purposes to disinfect homes and even the streets to keep out the plague and cholera. According to one legend, eating a juniper berry a day would keep illness away, while another claimed that the wood of the juniper had the power to chase away witches...
The ancient Greeks and Romans also used cade oil (obtained by heating juniper wood) for the ablution of their dead.