The history of buffalo horn combs and how they are made

At the time of King Le Trung Tong (1549 - 1556), the first product of buffalo horn handicraft in Vietnam was the comb, after the two brothers were Tran Dac's grandson apprentice at a another place, they went back and taught people in a village in the North Vietnam.

Initially, the comb had a square shape, followed by a curved shape like grapefruit. The first material is also grapefruit wood, after that they changed to buffalo horn, comb made by buffalo horn is not only beautiful but also durable. In addition, buffalo horn material does not create electric to the hair, therefore protecting your hair better than a plastic comb and reduce fall fracture.

To make a horn comb, a craftsman must perform at least 30 steps, from the purchase of horn to cut into pipes, pressed, molded ... then make comb teeth, rub, polish. Each stage requires the craftsman to be very clever, patient paying attention on every details. It's harder to work on horn material because "no one is the same" and the craftsman must be flexible with each horn piece. The value of each product made from horn is inexpensive in the horn material, which is expensive in the craftsman's work.

It can be said that in the decades of the 1950s, 60s and 70s of the twentieth century, Vietnam horn combs have become a favorite commodity for many places, an indispensable item for most people in the northern provinces, until later, horn combs have been brought to the world, many countries in Asia, Europe, and America with diverse designs, high quality and unique beauty of buffalo horn material.

Using buffalo horn combs are not only aesthetically pleasing to the hair, but also a product made from eco-friendly natural materials.

The handmade buffalo horn comb is also one of the best-seller items in our shop, see the one has become a hot model here

Handmade buffalo horn comb by Saigon Spring Jewelry


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