OUR MATERIALS

 

We carefully select our materials for the manufacture of handles (Laguiole Knives, Le Thiers Knives, Corsican Knives...) 

 

    • AMBOINA

      Stabilized amboina burl. 


    • AMOURETTE

      Amourette-Snakewood from French Guyana.  


    • STAG

      1st quality Real stag horn. 


    • ROSEWOOD

      1st quality Rosewood. 


    • CURLY BIRCH

       1st choice patterned curly birch. 


    • BRUYAR

      1st quality briar root. 


    • BOXWOOD

      1st choice Boxwood


    • EBONY

       1st choice Ebony wood. 


    • GENUINE TORTOISE SHELL

      Genuine tortoise shell. This is a very rare and ancient material. Despite it is pre-banned and legal in France, stock is limited.


    • STABILIZED MAPLE

      Stabilized maple burl. 


    • JUNIPER

      Best Juniper burl from southern France. A surprisingly fragrant knife.


    • BLUE FOSSILIZED MAMMOTH IVORY

      Selection of the nicest blue color fossilized mammoth ivory scales (Origin : Siberia).


    • BROWN FOSSILIZED MAMMOTH IVORY

      Real mammoth fossilized ivory. Unique and stunning looking. Color range is from creamy white to darker brown.


    • IVORY

      Pre-banned real ivory. See our "regulatory affairs" section for more informations about this regulated material. 


    • MOTHER OF PEARL

       Mother of pearl from New Zeland.  


    • WALNUT

       1st choice patterned walnut ( gun-stock selection).


    • OLIVEWOOD

       1st quality patterned Olive wood. 


    • BONE

      Real cow bone


    • WHARTHOG

      Real Warthog Tooth:  This is a great alternative to ivory.  We use an entire tooth for each knife.  The Warthog handle may display some natural and stabilized "defects" which help create the item's beauty.


    • PISTACCIO WOOD

      1st choice patterned pistaccio wood from southern France.

       


    • RAM HORN

      Real ram horn, taken from the outside bark unpolished part. 


    • BUFFALO BARK

      Buffalo horn tip , taken from the bark part of the horn.


    • BLACK BUFFALO HORN

      1st choice solid buffalo black horn tip. 


    • HORN TIP

      1st choice real cow horn tip; we do not use the cheap hollow pressed horn.