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Capucin steak knives

Capucin steak knives: corbing recalling the hood of Capucin monks

The Capucin appeared about 250 years ago in the region of Saint-Etienne but it is probably thanks to the shepherds of the Pyrenees that we owe its name, since they carved the handle of their pocket knives in the shape of the hood worn by the Capuchin monks. Very often used as an icon in the visuals of the label Esprit de Thiers®, the Capucin was adapted for the table by Claude Dozorme, giving this regional product a very current use.

The Capucin steak knife is very ergonomic and lightweight. For the blade of the Capucin steak knife, we use X50CrMoV15, a very high quality steel. So, the Capucin steak knife cut very well, and it’s easy to resharpen.

For the handle, we use methacrylate material (dishwasher safe) or olive wood.


Find out the Capucin table knives

Advantages of the Capucin table knives :

  • 100% made in France
  • Length 22,5cm – Blade 10,5cm
  • Emblematic knife of the label “Esprit de Thiers”
  • Shiny polished blade
  • Easy to resharpen
  • Methacrylate handle (dishwasher compatible)
  • X50CrMoV15 steel : excellent cutting performance and easy to resharpen
  • Tip of the blade hard but sharp
  • Claude Dozorme

  • Contact

    Z.A. Racine | Quartier Fontane
    63650 La Monnerie - Le Montel

       +33 (0) 4 73 51 41 06
       +33 (0) 4 73 51 48 51

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