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Laguiole Horn handle | Laguiole en Aubrac

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Pressed horn handles are very common on laguiole knives. It is one of the cheapest natural materials on the market. Simple and sober, it is dark to gray in color, commonly black.
It comes from the hollow part of the horn and must be hot pressed to flatten it and make it into handle pads. This technique is also used for the manufacture of salad spoons, combs etc ...
Often criticized and inappropriately compared with the much more expensive horn tip, it often makes it more affordable for customers. By removing manual steps (bee chiseled at the matrix, no inlaid shepherd's cross), prices can start at less than a hundred euros.

Each product on this page is available in pressed horn by selecting the handle option. Are you looking for another handle material? Read our ultimate guide to handle materials.

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