Northwestern France covers Brittany, Normandy, Picardy and Nord-Pas-de-Calais. The region, shaped by the coast and by the sea, is an old cultural landscape full of mystery secrets, with ... know more
Northwestern France covers Brittany, Normandy, Picardy and Nord-Pas-de-Calais. The region, shaped by the coast and by the sea, is an old cultural landscape full of mystery secrets, with dolmens, menhirs and legends about the sea and navigation, which have always determined the changing fortunes of the Côtes-du -North. Oyster farming and fishing have fed the people for generations, from here they set out for the New World or to go whaling. Not surprisingly, many knives produced here or for this region are of maritime character.
Oyster farming and fishing have fed people for generations, ships left here to reach the New World or for whaling. Not surprisingly, many of the knives made in and for the people here have a maritime character.
Knives have always been everyday companions in people's pockets, useful at work, in gardens and fields, in the kitchen, on travel and at snack time. On the Côtes du Nord, they have evolved over the generations and had to be adapted to activities on board boats for working with wood, ropes and sailcloths. Their mainly pointing down blade tips are characteristic and make them practical.. But the peasants of the interior also recognize their qualities for every day use.
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