We carefully select our materials for the manufacture of handles.
AMOURETTEAmourette-Snakewood from French Guyana.
BUFFALO BARKBuffalo horn tip , taken from the bark part of the horn.
BLACK BUFFALO HORN1st choice solid buffalo black horn tip.
BLUE FOSSILIZED MAMMOTH IVORYSelection 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.
BOCOTE WOODMexican Rosewood
Real cow bone.
BRUYAR1st quality briar root.
BOXWOOD1st choice Boxwood.
South Pacific Coral Root or "Gorgonian": The Gorgonian is a root coral, increasingly used because it has beautiful marbling that is very visually pleasing. Each piece is unique and may present some differences.
CURLY BIRCH1st choice patterned curly birch.
EBONY1st choice Ebony wood.
The hue of this material brings out the veining.
HORN TIP1st choice real cow horn tip; we do not use the cheap hollow pressed horn.
Hybrid handle made of wood and epoxy resin. Original creation by Fontenille Pataud: modernity guaranteed!
Inclusion of watch mechanisms in translucent resin.
Extremely hard wood, with a very nice polish, ranging from a deep beige to a more or less dark brown with tiger marbling and golden reflections.
JUNIPERBest Juniper burl from southern France. A surprisingly fragrant knife.
MOLAR TOOTH OF MAMMOTH
Fossil mammoth molar (origin: Siberia). Colors vary from dark blue to black, with an original "striped" appearance.
MOTHER OF PEARLMother of pearl from New Zeland.
OLIVEWOOD1st quality patterned Olive wood.
1st choice patterned pistachio wood from southern France.
RAM HORNReal ram horn, taken from the outside bark unpolished part.
ROSEWOOD1st quality Rosewood.
Extremely hard, dense, and heavy wood, with a very fine texture.
Beech cut upright and stabilized.
STABILIZED POPLAR BURL
Stabilized material allowing a very nice polish.
STABILIZED COLORED POPLAR BURL
Stabilized poplar burl. Stunning patterned wood.
STAG1st quality Real stag horn.
First choice teak wood, tight and fine grain.
Very veined brown-red wood, characteristic pleasant smell. This wood is hard, which makes it difficult to work with.
WALNUT1st choice patterned walnut ( gun-stock selection).