Hand made in France by Fontenille Pataud stainless blade, stainless bolsters and hand filed spring and locking release at the butt of handle which is hafted in hand carved cow bone with nickel pin inlays.
The 'Corsican Vendetta' knife was invented in Thiers for tourists visiting Corsica in the latter half of the 19th century. It has made it's way into the lexicon of regional French knives even though it owes it's origin to imagination.
Fontenille Pataud is a small family business located in Thiers, in the beautiful Auvergne region in France. Thiers is world famous for its manufacturing of knives and cutlery.
They are well known for their Laguiole style knives, but other regional styles including the Vendetta (from Corsica), Yssingeaux, Saint-Bernard, and Basque knives.