About Opinel

Know-how, sharing and transmission

History spanning more than a century

OPINEL and nature

From the design of the first knife, Opinel has chosen to use natural material. The very first model had a cherry wood handle and a steel blade.

Even though OPINEL has now created knifes with synthetic handles, the classic No. 8 with its wooden handle is the one everyone knows!

The birth of a new knife...