The Frenchman Dominique Eluere leaves to live in Cambodia and creates in 1999 the company Citadel - Dep Dep.

Blacksmiths and cutlers make Japanese sabers, stationary knives and pocket knives by hand.
The reputation of this cutlery company is well established. Fans know these knives with robust styles well.

Carbon steel or stainless steel blade, wooden handles most often exotic, knife shape sometimes very original according to the imagination of the companions.