The No.08, is the knife that started it all. Dating all the way back to 1890 when Joseph Opinel created a simple yet robust tool for the everyman, the No.08 has been featured in countless museums, books and galleries around the world. Whether you’re looking to sharpen your pencils, or prune your roses, the No. 08 has been a favorite of explorers, artists, farmers, and chefs alike. The colorama line features tinted and varnished hornbeam handles in a range of colours and comes equipped with a convenient lanyard you can easily attach to your bag, so you're never without an Opinel! This size features the Virobloc® safety ring.