André Verdier was founded in 1859 and is one of France’s oldest cutlery manufacturers, which blends traditional craftsmanship with innovation and current style. Their modern factory is nestled in the beautiful rural countryside of Thiers. The sustainability of genuine Laguiole cutlery is at the brand’s core and quality is controlled at each stage of the manufacturing process. Laguiole cutlery is like no other. Blades are made from professional quality stainless steel. All André Verdier Laguiole cutlery is 100% made in France and carries a Certificate of Authenticity – issued by Laguiole France.