The company takes its name from the founder Joseph Opinel. A dedicated man who brought the quality of knives to another level. Joseph Opinel began in 1890 in his own workshop with the manufacture of knives. The high quality continued to grow and the first employees were accepted in the company. In 1914 the company began mass production of some of its blades. Today, the company has a global market and the highest quality is still being realized. Opinel knives are especially recognizable by the wooden handle that comes from the French forests. The outstanding value means the blades from Opinel are highly sought after. Below you can find some of these beautiful knives.