Tuscany Paring Knife


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The Tuscany paring knife is the best paring knife on the market when it comes to a balance of utility and design. The full tang blade measures just under four inches, allowing for mobility and precision when mincing or dicing in the kitchen. Paired with a sleek olive wood handle finish, the Tuscany raring knife from Due Cigni is a must-have for all manners of chefs.

Blade Steel: stainless steel 4119 nitro-B
Hardness: HRC 55-57
Blade Coating: satin
Handle: olive wood
Rivets: stainless steel
Blade Length: 10 cm - 3.94"
Overall Length: 20 cm - 7.87"
Blade Thickness: 1.2 mm - 0.05"
Weight: 45 gr - 1.59 oz
Dishwasher safe: no



What makes the Tuscany paring knife different from other paring knives?

The Tuscany paring knife distinguishes itself with its precision-crafted blade, ergonomic handle, and versatile functionality. Its exceptional sharpness and balanced design make it a reliable tool for intricate tasks. Ideal for delicate fruit and vegetable prep, it's a must-have for any kitchen seeking quality and performance in a paring knife.

How should I maintain my Tuscany paring knife to ensure its longevity?

To maintain your Tuscany paring knife's longevity, hand wash it with mild detergent and warm water, then dry immediately. Store it in a knife block or sheath to protect the blade. Regularly hone the edge with a honing steel and sharpen as needed. Avoid cutting on hard surfaces to prevent dulling.

What are the best techniques for using a Tuscany paring knife?

When using a Tuscany paring knife, hold it firmly with a secure grip and use short, controlled motions for precision cutting. Utilize the sharp point for intricate tasks like peeling and coring, while the curved blade is perfect for intricate detailing and shaping fruits and vegetables.

Can the Tuscany paring knife be used for peeling all types of fruits and vegetables?

Yes, the Tuscany paring knife is versatile and suitable for peeling a wide variety of fruits and vegetables. Its sharp blade and precise control make it effective for peeling apples, potatoes, carrots, and other produce with ease, providing excellent results in the kitchen.

Is the Tuscany paring knife dishwasher safe or should it be hand washed?

The Tuscany paring knife is typically hand washed for optimal care and longevity. While some models may claim to be dishwasher safe, hand washing with mild soap and water is recommended to prevent damage to the blade and handle. Dry thoroughly before storage to maintain its quality.

What types of cuts can I achieve with a Tuscany paring knife?

The Tuscany paring knife allows for various cuts, including peeling, trimming, and intricate detailing. Its sharp blade and precise control enable you to achieve thin slices, decorative cuts, and precise shaping of fruits and vegetables, making it a versatile tool for culinary tasks in the kitchen.

Are there any safety tips to follow when using a Tuscany paring knife?

When using a Tuscany paring knife, handle it with care and attention to avoid accidents. Always cut away from your body and keep fingers clear of the blade's path. Use a stable cutting surface and ensure the knife is sharp for precise cuts. Store it safely when not in use.

Can the Tuscany paring knife be sharpened at home?

Yes, the Tuscany paring knife can be sharpened at home using a sharpening stone or a honing steel. Regular maintenance ensures the blade retains its sharpness for precise cutting. Follow proper techniques and guidelines to sharpen the knife effectively and safely, enhancing its longevity and performance.

Due Cigni’s Tuscany collection features stainless steel full tang blades with a satin coating and beautiful olive wood handles. For over 120 years, Due Cigni has been creating award-winning kitchen tools crafted in Maniago, Italy.


Most orders will be processed within one business day with the exception of products purchased on Saturday and Sunday, which will be processed Monday. When your order leaves our warehouse in Seattle, Washington, you will receive an email with your tracking number. Delivery can be expected within 3 to 5 business days after processing. Please note that products are only shipped within the United States.


We take pride in our workmanship and stand behind our products, which is why we accept returns within the first 30 days from the day your items arrive.

Tuscany Paring Knife
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