We carefully select our materials for the manufacture of handles (Laguiole Knives, Le Thiers Knives, Corsican Knives...)
AMOURETTEAmourette-Snakewood from French Guyana.
STAG1st quality Real stag horn.
ROSEWOOD1st quality Rosewood.
CURLY BIRCH1st choice patterned curly birch.
BRUYAR1st quality briar root.
BOXWOOD1st choice Boxwood.
EBONY1st choice Ebony wood.
GENUINE TORTOISE SHELLGenuine tortoise shell. This is a very rare and ancient material. Despite it is pre-banned and legal in France, stock is limited.
MAPLE BURLMaple burl.
JUNIPERBest Juniper burl from southern France. A surprisingly fragrant knife.
BLUE FOSSILIZED MAMMOTH IVORYSelection of the nicest blue color fossilized mammoth ivory scales (Origin : Siberia).
BROWN FOSSILIZED MAMMOTH IVORYReal mammoth fossilized ivory. Unique and stunning looking. Color range is from creamy white to darker brown.
IVORYPre-banned real ivory. See our "regulatory affairs" section for more informations about this regulated material.
MOTHER OF PEARLMother of pearl from New Zeland.
WALNUT1st choice patterned walnut ( gun-stock selection).
OLIVEWOOD1st quality patterned Olive wood.
Real cow bone.
WHARTHOGReal Warthog Tooth: This is a great alternative to ivory. We use an entire tooth for each knife. The Warthog handle may display some natural "defects" which help create the item's beauty.
PISTACHIO WOOD1st choice patterned pistachio wood from southern France.
RAM HORNReal ram horn, taken from the outside bark unpolished part.
BUFFALO BARKBuffalo horn tip , taken from the bark part of the horn.
BLACK BUFFALO HORN1st choice solid buffalo black horn tip.
HORN TIP1st choice real cow horn tip; we do not use the cheap hollow pressed horn.