Have you ever noticed our steak knives feature a bee on the handle and an elegant pen-knife design? Those beauties are hand-crafted by the artisans at André Verdier Laguiole Cutlery (pronounced “LAYOLE” in Occitan), a company that has been nestled in the French countryside of Auvergne for over 150 years. In that time, they have perfected the traditional Laguiole style of fine cutlery and knives. Read on to learn more about the history and culture behind this iconic brand.
Holiday shopping can be stressful, especially when you’re shopping for someone special—who loves only the finest—whether it’s your significant other, a family member, or a close friend. That’s why we’ve put together our top ten “luxe” gift ideas, for those special people in your life that deserve a little luxury. These items are our finest—high quality luxurious materials sure to be a real treat.
1. Birdkage Bleecker Classic Studded Apron $55 | 2. Fez Silver Leaf Decanter $44 | 3. Handmade Sterling Silver Whisk Necklace $88 | 4. Cleat Cheese Board $70 | 5. Alexandra Ferguson Je T’aime Pillow $97 | 6. 12″ White Cake Pedestal $88 | 7. Italian White Truffle Salt $24.95 | 8. Aldo Marble Mortar and Pestle $88 | 9. Kings Road Redux Tray $66 | 10. Lucerne Martini Glass Gold $22