Designed by Giulio lacchetti for Alessi, Uselen paper knife is inspired by the Hummingbird appearance with its sharp tail that elegantly opens correspondence in the office.

Giulio Lacchetti infuses a sense of impeccable style to the humble letter opener. This graceful design is designed to look like a Hummingbird and perform its function in a stylish and efficient manner.

The sharp tail end is ideal for swiftly entering the unsuspecting envelopes allowing you to open up your letters with ease, while the long delicate handle maintains the balanced proportions and fits snugly in the hand.

The name “Uselen” means a “small bird” in the dialect of the Cremona district of Italy. The Alessi Uselen Letter Opener differs greatly from typical dull letter openers with its unique streamlined form and its delicate “flowing” silhouette.

It is made of high quality 18/10 satin stainless steel and has a matt finish. The Alessi Uselen letter opener arrives in an attractive gift box, making it an appealing gift idea.


  • Material: 18/10 stainless steel mirror polished


  • Dimensions: 21 cm.
  • Color: Silver.
  • Designer: Giulio Iacchetti.

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