ClaudioCicchetti was bornFebruary 28, 1956. Since 2004he buildsknivesas a hobbyand passion. In particularhe prefersmakingthe various systems offoldinglockblade. In Milan, in May2009 followingthe examhe wasgiventhe recognitionof the Guildof MasterCutlerCutlersItalian. The attention to detailand the continuoussearch for improvementis his prerogative, with particularattentionto the aestheticas well asalso to thaton aeffective useof the knifeshould notonly bebeautiful tosee but, when necessary,must cutthrough.