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Horn spoon
Horn spoonHorn spoon

Horn spoon

A natural ox-horn dessert, breakfast, or child’s spoon hand cut, formed, and polished in Carnforth, at the last remaining horn-works in Britain. The colours range from white, to translucent amber, through all the shades to black in natural tortoise-shell variations. Horn will not tarnish or taint food stuffs, hence its traditional use in the serving of eggs and acid preserves which would quickly discolour old silver or carbon steel cutlery, but characteristics which are still useful today for serving these or especially for babies when lightness and shatter resistance might be desired. The length is approximately 143mm, and the second image is of these (the larger) with our egg spoons by way of comparison. So as to avoid any potential misinterpretation: these are sold individually and not in sets of two.
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Ex VAT: £10.42