Fontenille-Petaud is a manufacturer of handcrafted knives. The company is located in Thiers, France, the birthplace of fine French cutlery. Fontenille-Petaud has been dedicated to the creation of fine cutlery since the 1920s, and is committed to forming handmade knives with a special attention to detail and quality. In 1995, Fontenille-Petaud reinstated production of fine folding knives, including the Laguiole, a traditional high-quality pocketknife. Fontenille-Petaud uses only the finest materials, including ebony and bone, in the production of their knives. Fontenille-Petaud is handcrafted excellence, the care and energy required in the production of each knife honors years of tradition and love for the craft of fine knife making.