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Mimosa Wood handle
2 solid brass bolsters and plates
12C27 stainless steel blade
Thickness: 3 mm
Hardness: 56-57 Hrc
Delivered in brown cardboard presentation box with certificate of origin and lifetime warranty
Length 9, 11 or 12 cm
French artisanal making
The 9 cm model slips into any purse or pocket.
Closed length: 9 cm, opened length: 17 cm
The 11 cm model fits any size of hand.
Closed length: 11 cm, opened length: 20 cm
The 12 cm is more suitable for a man’s hand.
Closed length: 12 cm, opened length: 22 cm
Amourette is native to Guyana. The subtle brown and black pattern is reminiscent of snakeskin. For this reason, it is also known as Snakewood in English and Schlangenholz in German. Care must be taken, however, not to confuse it with Guyana snakewood, which is far less dense.
Amourette has the added particularity of being very dense and it therefore will not float!
It is naturally used for knife handles, as well as violin bows. Due to its density, it is also used to make printer’s type.
The advantage of amourette is that it undergoes little deformation with time, but please do not forget that wood is a living material and will require a minimum amount of care, if you want to keep it for years to come. Your knife should, therefore, be kept in a dry place and cannot be cleaned in the dishwasher.
Based on 6 customer reviews
Moura P. published the 24/11/2020 following an order made on 06/11/2020
Very beautiful. Well done and with excellent materials. It exceeded my expectations.
Anonymous A. published the 17/02/2019 following an order made on 30/01/2019
A simply stunning knife !!. Beautifully made and finished. Complete with a neat presentation box. Really pleased with it.
Anonymous A. published the 29/01/2019 following an order made on 12/01/2019
Just as I'd anticipated, a beautiful knife - it will make a great gift.
Anonymous A. published the 22/09/2018 following an order made on 22/08/2018
Always the best
Anonymous A. published the 28/04/2017 following an order made on 12/04/2017
Exquisite pocket knife (9 cm). Finishwork is very smooth with clear attention to detail and fit. Weighted for solid feel in hand and use.