Food52 x Opinel 1890 Forged Knife Set
History in a knife.
To celebrate our 10th anniversary, we’re rolling out new, limited-edition products in the coming months. Better than a party favor? You bet.
Wondering where this classic collection gets its timeless looks? To find out, you’d have to travel back to 1890, when Joseph Opinel created his very first pocket knife in the French Alps. Since then, these beauts have attracted more than a few fans, including Pablo Picasso himself (yep), the Victoria & Albert Museum in London, even MoMA. And just for our 10-year anniversary, we’re bringing this lineup to the U.S. first...here in the Shop before anywhere else. Pick from four silhouettes to round out your arsenal—a chef’s, santoku, paring, or bread knife—or grab ‘em all in the full set. Each one has an ultra-sharp high-carbon blade (forged from a single bar of steel!), plus a tapered wooden handle inspired by the slicer that started it all.
Photography by Ty Mecham & Rocky Luten
Details & Materials -
Forged stainless steel with heat treated beechwood
Chef, 8": 13.80" L with a 7.90" L blade
Santoku: 13.80" L with a 6.70" L blade
Paring, 3": 7.00" L with a 3.10" L blade
Bread Knife: 13.40" L with a 8.30" L blade
Care & Notes
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