Known in French as Sabrage, the act of using a sword to open a bottle of champagne is a French tradition that dates back to the 19th century. The story goes after a successful battle Napoleon's soldiers would celebrate by opening champagne with the blunt side of the sword

Thankfully these days you don't need a distinguished military career to enjoy the art of Sabrage as our Sabres are the perfect partner for any special occasion where Champagne is flowing. Whether you're ringing in the new year, celebrating a wedding, a birthday or a retirement, a handmade Cygnet Sabre will make those special moments truly memorable