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Didier & Clément Lascombe

  • La Coutellerie Le Camarguais
  • Knife maker
  • Bezouce, France
  • Master Artisan
Didier & Clément Lascombe Knife maker
Contact
French, English, Spanish
Hours:
By appointment only
Phone:
+33 466752821
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A sharp family business

  • • The Lascombe family uphold the values of the 'Made in France' label
  • • Their company began in a garage
  • • It can take up to seven hours to make a single knife

Knife making is a story of blood and passion for the Lascombe family. Founded in 1993, La Coutellerie Le Camarguais, located between Nîmes and Pont du Gard, is a family business: Didier’s son Clément is the workshop supervisor, his wife, Christine, manages the shop, and Didier likes to say that he is all over the place. The Camarguais knives owe their name to the South-East region of France where they are made, the Camargue, a famous natural region appreciated for its fauna, and are always made using noble materials such as horn or olive wood. They were originally created by Didier and his wife to complement the outfit of the 'gardian' (the local herdsman) which lacked a small sharp tool specific to that profession.

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Camarguais n°12

This solid forged blade has been fitted to a polished deer horn handle. Each of the Lascombe family's knives is a tribute to Mother Nature, made from noble materials specific to the Camargue region, such as horn, olive wood and different wood species. More than a knife, each one is an elegant everyday companion, customisable and unique, combining robustness and sought-after aesthetics.

Length 12 cm
Length 21 cm

Didier & Clément Lascombe Knife maker
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Camarguais n°12

This solid forged blade has been fitted to a polished juniper wood handle. Each of the Lascombe family's knives is a tribute to Mother Nature, made from noble materials specific to the Camargue region, such as horn, olive wood and different wood species. More than a knife, each one is an elegant everyday companion, customisable and unique, combining robustness and sought-after aesthetics.

Length 12 cm
Length 21 cm

Didier & Clément Lascombe Knife maker
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Camarguais n°10

This solid forged blade has been fitted to a polished coral handle. Completely shaped by hand, the plates, springs and back of the blade are decorated with fine guilloches, each different to the next, making every knife a unique piece. Each of the Lascombe family's knives is a tribute to Mother Nature, made from noble materials specific to the Camargue region, such as horn, olive wood and different wood species. More than a knife, each one is an elegant everyday companion, customisable and unique, combining robustness and sought-after aesthetics.

Length 10 cm
Length 19 cm

Didier & Clément Lascombe Knife maker
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Camarguais n°10

This solid forged blade has been fitted to a polished coral handle. Completely shaped by hand, the plates, springs and back of the blade are decorated with fine guilloches, each different to the next, making every knife a unique piece. Each of the Lascombe family's knives is a tribute to Mother Nature, made from noble materials specific to the Camargue region, such as horn, olive wood and different wood species. More than a knife, each one is an elegant everyday companion, customisable and unique, combining robustness and sought-after aesthetics.

Length 10 cm
Length 19 cm

Didier & Clément Lascombe Knife maker

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