Every shepherd in Sardinia carries a pocketknife at all times. They use it in the countryside and at the table. Almost always, they are hand made by a Sardinian knife maker.
The Pretziada Knife is based on an ancient model called
the “Sulcitana” after the southern region of the island. It is completely hand made by local artisan
Sergio Frongia. The handle is made
of aged Juniper wood from the beams of old Sardinian
The blade is hand-forged, the handle
is cut and sanded by hand, and all of the hinges are