MADE IN THE FRENCH ALPS FOR OVER 130 YEARS
Joseph Opinel designed his first pocket knife in 1890, creating a tool that is as robust and functional as it is simple and beautiful. From his workshop at the foot of the French Alps, Opinel forged a cult classic.
From our customers
Opinel knives are a great personal investment and a great gift. There are a million things you can do with an Opinel pocket knife. It'll last you a long time, and it's very affordable too.BusinessInsider.com
Opinel values combining quality craftsmanship with accessibility. They see the value in creating timeless pieces and tools that can work hard everyday.Yellow Elanor
Our long-term testing and the thousands of Opinel knives still in use after decades and decades proves that the simple design, though lightweight, holds up to heavy use.OutdoorGearLab.com
Finding The Right Size
Both smart and simple, the Opinel folding knife is composed of 5 elements: the blade, the wooden handle, the fixed ferrule, the rivet and the rotating VIROBLOC locking ring which was added in 1955 to sizes No.06 and above.
The No.08 is the most widely distributed size in the ever-growing line of Opinel folding knives, earning its reputation as an everyday carry staple. But Opinel comes in all sizes to fit your needs.