|French Home's traditional and elegant Laguiole design steak knives are comfortable to hold and perfectly balanced. The handles of this set showcase the richness of elevated neutrals and the natural beauty of the colors of planet earth. Laguiole knives are a traditional style of knife that originated in France and is renowned for having a three rivet curved handle and a bee emblem on its bolster. The bee is a symbol of Napoleon and the French monarchy. These steak knives have 1.8mm stainless steel blades that slice effortlessly through steak. They are also dishwasher safe and serrated, so they do not need to be sharpened. Laguiole is a town in France where this style of cutlery originated in the 1820's.