The handle

Discover the exclusive category of knife handle materials on Mercorne.co.uk, dedicated to European, and perhaps even worldwide, fine cutlery. We are proud to present an exceptional range of materials carefully selected to meet the needs of knife makers. With over 30 years of experience, Mercorne has created unique materials such as stabilized wood, inclusions and composites.

0Explore our collection of over 300 materials from around the world. You'll find exquisite natural woods, stabilized species, rare mammoth ivory, magnificent horns and tusks, innovative composites, shimmering minerals, elegant deer and authentic bones. In addition, we regularly offer ephemeral collections to give you even more choice.

Let yourself be seduced by our exceptional know-how and our incomparable quality materials. Whether you are a passionate craftsman or an avid collector, you will find at Mercorne the ideal material to create unique and extraordinary knife handles. Turn your creations into works of art by choosing from our vast selection of cutlery materials.

Woods

Natural wood is widely used in cutlery to create knife handles. It offers a warm and unique aesthetic thanks to its varied texture and nuances. As well as being elegant,...

Stab woods

A handle made of stabilized material offers the warmth of a natural material and the resistance of a resin.Stabilized wood is a wood saturated in transparent or colored...

Horns and tusks

Horns and tusks are natural materials that have long been used in the manufacture of quality knives. The most commonly used animals for their horns and tusks are buffalo,...

Bone natural and stabilised

Thousands of years have passed since bone was first used in cutlery. In ancient times, craftsmen used animal bone as a material to make knife handles and other tools. Bone...

Deere

Cervids are a family of mammals that includes deer, elk and reindeer. Among the different species of deer, antlers from European and Sambar deer are often used to make...

Mammoth and fossils

Pieces of tusks that are found are exanimate by specialists, who decide to keep those that can bring a scientist interest or being useful for memories. Other parts less...

Mineral matter

Mineral materials are natural materials that are used in a wide variety of fields, including cutlery. Among these materials are mother-of-pearl and abalone pellets, which...

Composite materials

Discover Europe's largest selection of composite materials. And even some exclusives, because Mercornes has been making high-quality resin-based materials itself since...

Acrylic ribbed - low cost for knife making and craftsmen

Stock : 29
Strong and durable: This ridged acrylic sheet is scratch, wear and impact resistant, making it durable and reliable for long-term use. Ease...
€14.50

Stripes - natural plant fiber and resin / unique textures

Stock : 76
Sustainable Material: Rejon Stripes is an innovative and sustainable material made from natural plant fibers and high quality resin, making it...
€6.50

Paperstone - natural and 100% recycled materials

Stock : 83
Environmentally-friendly material made from recycled paper fibers and phenolic resins. Used as kitchen worktops, bathroom countertops,...
€4.80

Indian white camel bone: rounded (plates x2)

Stock : 166
Unique Material -  Camel bone is a unique material for knife handles, offering an exotic look and natural texture that sets it apart from other...
€14.00

Raffir stabilized molar mammoth set - black

Stock : 206
Durability: Stabilized mammoth molar is a very dense and hard material, which makes it extremely durable and able to withstand the wear and tear...
€69.00

Unidirectional carbon fiber black and colors - no mesh

Stock : 59
Quality Material:  Unidirectional carbon is a quality material used in the manufacture of high-end knives for exceptional performance....
€21.90

Stabilized splated beech set- Made in France - multicolor

Stock : 4
Splated wood with beautiful patterns stabilized wood with very good mechanical properties  wood cut perpendicular to the grain very...
€11.00

Carbon plate sequin multi color - made in France

Stock : 2
Unique and Remarkable Material: Mercorne's carbon flake plate is a blend of carbon and flakes that creates an aesthetically pleasing and unique...
€19.90

Juma imitation snakeskin - easy to work composite

Stock : 3
Juma - Discover a high-end composite material popular in cutlery and crafts. Unique aesthetic appea l - Juma offers a variety of...
€30.50

Peroba from Brasil for craftsmen and culter in set (x2)

Stock : 1
Exceptional strength: Peruba, also known as Brazilian ironwood, offers exceptional strength and durability for your knife handles. Unique...
€5.00

Stabilized plane tree handles - multi color - easy to work

Stock : 4
Many colors available  A stabilized piece of wood offers the natural patterns of wood and the mechanical properties of a composite material...
€14.40

Chestnut block 'Hippo'

Stock : 54
€5.50

Juniper pebbles (natural moth repellent)

Stock : 25
In order to offer you the most attractive prices, this product is not sold polished. Photo for reference only. Sold handle, a handle is...
€7.00

Gift idea: Gift voucher

Stock : 6
Gift idea: we offer you gift vouchers in the amount of your choice, we will send you the voucher in virtual or paper format with an additional...
€30.00

Stabilized oak handle

Stock : 9
Comments: High quality: Stabilized oak is a material of choice for cutlery because of its superior quality. The stabilized oak we offer is a...
€8.00

Elforyn plate - synthetic ivory (white, beige and marbled)

Stock : 16
A true substitute for ivory, Elforyn takes on the grain and color of ivory. Made in Germany, there are several Elforyn - Discover an ethical...
€8.00

Black stabilized crushed mammoth Raffir (STOCK)

Stock : 93
    Dim : 127406 mm
At Mercorne we call it "nougat" because it looks like this French confectionery. Do you want to work mammoth at an economical price? Come and...
€20.00

Handle de Ziricote

Stock : 90
Unique aesthetics : spectacular grain with contrasting patterns, perfect for exceptional pieces. Density and strength : A hard, dense...
€7.30

Stabilized poplar burl set - Mercorne - multiples colors

Stock : 7
Many colors available  A stabilized piece of wood offers the natural patterns of wood and the mechanical properties of a composite material...
€18.00

Stabilized spalted beech handel - multi-color

Stock : 6
Splated wood with beautiful patterns stabilized wood with very good mechanical properties  very easy to cut and process with woodworking...
€12.00

Wenge from Central and West Africa in set (x2)

Stock : 87
High Quality Material:  Wenge is a dense, durable exotic wood that has become a popular choice for professional knife makers...
€4.00

Raffir stabilized mammoth molar set - brown

Stock : 4
Durability: Stabilized mammoth molar is a very dense and hard material, which makes it extremely durable and able to withstand the wear and tear...
€115.00

Honeycomb / C-tex- 3 shades - made by Mercorne in France

Stock : 4
This is a stock product, so photos are illustrations.  About the material: The honeycomb demonstrates once again what imagination and resins can...
€19.00

French natural plane tree in set (x2)

Stock : 84
High quality material :  The plane tree is a high quality wood for knife handles, offering great resistance and durability. French origin:...
€4.50

Fat carbone "storm"- quality and aesthetics

Stock : 4
Homogeneous throughout, offering a uniform appearance. Excellent machining properties for drilling, milling, grinding and sanding....
€20.62

Fat Carbon Uni- quality and aesthetics

Stock : 7
Homogeneous throughout, offering a uniform appearance. Excellent machining properties for drilling, milling, grinding and sanding....
€33.00

Raffir fusion mammoth set - natural

Stock : 1
Scientific name: Mammothus primigenius. Origin: Denmark (stabilization and coloration). Color: white, black and brown. Comments: Raffir...
€135.00

Carbon fiber - fantasy (limites serie)

Stock : 36
Why carbon "fanatise"? This new carbon is composed of several types of carbon gases, agglomerated between them by resin which gives a pattern on...
€15.00

Stabilized poplar burl set - for craftsmen - vibrant colors

Stock : 16
Many colors available  A stabilized piece of wood offers the natural patterns of wood and the mechanical properties of a composite material...
€20.90

Woven and colored carbon fiber on the surface

Stock : 31
Exceptional Performance: Woven carbon offers superior cutting performance due to its hardness and strength, making it ideal for high quality...
€21.90

Carbone Dark Matter- quality and aesthetics

Stock : 10
Homogeneous throughout, offering a uniform appearance. Excellent machining properties for drilling, milling, grinding and sanding....
€28.00

Buffalo horn crust from india in set (x2)

Stock : 47
Noble material:  Black Indian buffalo horn is an elegant and prestigious material that will give your creations a touch of sophistication....
€8.20

Blocks of birch stabilised - multi-coloured / Raffir

Stock : 10
Stabilised birch is an ideal material for knife handles, thanks to its hardness and resistance to moisture. The different colours and textures...
€39.00

Carbon damascus - Large fragment of carbon and epoxy resin

Stock : 35
High Quality:  Made from high quality damask carbon, this plate is strong, lightweight and durable for long term use. Unique Design:  The...
€34.00

Amarello in blocks for designer and cutlery (box family)

Stock : 61
Superior Quality: The Amarello inserts offered at Mercorne are selected for their superior quality, providing impeccable cutting results....
€5.90

French natural plane tree in blocks

Stock : 58
High quality material : The plane tree is a high quality wood for knife handles, offering great resistance and durability. French origin:...
€4.90

Noble Moon - Gauze metal and epoxy resin

Stock : 3
In order to offer you the most attractive prices, this product is not sold polished. Photo for reference only. All product measurements are...
€13.75

Cellulose acetate pattern: turtle - natural polymer

Stock : 24
Cellulose acetate in cutlery - Discover a versatile and aesthetic material for handcrafted knife handles. Advantages of cellulose acetate...
€11.00

Sambar deer handle

Stock : 31
€45.00

Stabilized curly maple set - multi color - easy to work

Stock : 23
Many colors available  A stabilized piece of wood offers the natural patterns of wood and the mechanical properties of a composite material...
€10.60

G10 Carbon - mixed carbon and glass fiber

Stock : 47
Strength: G10 carbon is extremely strong and rigid, making it a popular choice for knife handles, tool handles and other parts subject to high...
€19.00

Yew wood from Dordogne (France) in plate (x2) for DIY and cutlery

Stock : 0 (Victime de son succès)
Superior Quality: Dordogne yew wood chips are known for their superior quality, strength and fine texture, making them ideal for professional...
€4.20

Carbon Camo Black - quality and aesthetics (Fat carbon)

Stock : 7
In order to offer you the most attractive prices, this product is not sold polished. Photo for reference only. All product measurements are...
€29.00

Noble "Wasps nest" - Gauze metal and epoxy resin

Stock : 6
In order to offer you the most attractive prices, this product is not sold polished. Photo for reference only. All product measurements are...
€12.00

French ash block soft and resistant - economic price

Stock : 52
Flexible and resistant materials Ash of French origin, cut in our workshop in Lozere. In order to offer you the most attractive prices,...
€4.20

Deer antler stag x 5 ( de 10 à 15 cms)

Stock : 53
European deer antler is a precious and versatile material, prized in high-end craftsmanship.  Deer antler is the antler at the top of a male...
€13.50

European deer log.

Stock : 48
Discover our exclusive collection of European deer wood rounds, carefully selected for the making of art knife handles. Perfect for craftsmen...
€15.00

Deer antler handle

Stock : 25
Antlers, which are renewed every year, are bone dermal. It's an easy material to work with, with a naturally pleasant grip.
€9.75

Stabilized Nordic birch handle - multi colors / Raffir

Stock : 12
Stabilized birch is an ideal material for knife handles because of its hardness and resistance to moisture. The different colors and textures...
€19.00

Stabilized spalted beech block end grain - multi-color

Stock : 3
Splated wood with beautiful patterns stabilized wood with very good mechanical properties  wood cut perpendicular to the grain very...
€35.50

Olive ash burl block - magnificent burl

Stock : 4
Give your knife a high-end finish with our grandiose olive ash burl handle, a naturally resistant and elegant material. Each handle is made...
€15.00

African black wood Block - Dalbergia melanoxylon OW

Stock : 3
High-end wood: Macassar ebony is a high-end cutlery material known for its high strength and exceptional durability. Unique Aesthetics: This...
€9.90

Block de Ziricote

Stock : 44
Unique aesthetics : spectacular grain with contrasting patterns, perfect for exceptional pieces. Density and strength : A hard, dense...
€9.90

Macasar ebony in plates (x2) for designer and cutlery

Stock : 42
High-end wood: Macassar ebony is a high-end cutlery material known for its high strength and exceptional durability. Unique Aesthetics:...
€6.00

Noble Waves - Gauze metal and epoxy resin

Stock : 0 (Victime de son succès)
In order to offer you the most attractive prices, this product is not sold polished. Photo for reference only. All product measurements are...
€12.00

Flattened ram's head handle - primitive aspect

Stock : 0 (Victime de son succès)
Very nice material Traditional" look (feeling of having a primitive knife) Great variety of colors Stock product : photos are for...
€19.00

Palm wood from Africa for craftman in set (x2)

Stock : 42
Natural Beauty:  African Palm blocks have a unique natural color ranging from light beige to dark brown. This natural beauty makes it a popular...
€8.00

Genuine Amboyna Handle - Pleasant Odor

Stock : 17
Estética Excepcional: La madera de amboyna es conocida por su grano rico y complejo, junto con una paleta de colores cálidos que varía desde el...
€15.00

Wenge from Central and West Africa in blocks

Stock : 40
High Quality Material:  Wenge is a dense, durable exotic wood that has become a popular choice for professional knife makers and hobbyists...
€4.60

Juniper in plates (x2) for designer and cutlery

Stock : 0 (Victime de son succès)
A traditional material for knife making, juniper is valued for its hardness and stability. Cade or juniper slabs are available in different...
€3.90

Juda tree set - France

Stock : 37
Exceptional quality : Judean wood is a rare and high quality wood, which is known for its resistance to wear and tear and its fine grain....
€9.40

Set of snake wood scraps (1kg)

Stock : 37
Our wood off-cuts come from our wood-cutting activity. The dimensions of these offcuts vary, but they are not suitable for making knife handles....
€19.20

Stabilized spalted beech handle end grain - multi-color

Stock : 6
Splated wood with beautiful patterns stabilized wood with very good mechanical properties  wood cut perpendicular to the grain very...
€22.00

SnakeWood block, South America, noble wood

Stock : 5
Amourette is an exotic wood of great quality, highly prized in the cutlery industry for its natural beauty and resistance to shocks. Amourette...
€21.60

0.5 kg blond tip of zebu CAOTL59

Stock : 36
Strength: Zebu point is known for its strength, making it a popular material for creating knife handles and other cutlery tools. Aesthetics:...
€39.00

Stabilized spalted beech block end grain- Made in France

Stock : 26
Heated wood with beautiful patterns Stabilized wood with very good mechanical properties  Very easy to cut and process with woodworking...
€29.00

Aubrac cow dung handle - peaty look (stock)

Stock : 22
Photo à titre indicatif. Toutes les mesures des produits sont exprimées en millimètre (mm) Les mesures sont arrondies au...
€19.00

Stabilized splated beech set end grain- Made in France

Stock : 17
Splated wood with beautiful patterns stabilized wood with very good mechanical properties  wood cut perpendicular to the grain very...
€8.00

Juma camouflage - easy to work composite

Stock : 5
Juma -  Discover a high-end composite material popular in cutlery and crafts. Unique aesthetic appea l - Juma offers a variety of...
€30.50

Stabilized maple burl block - multi color - easy to work with

Stock : 0 (Victime de son succès)
Many colors available  A stabilized piece of wood offers the natural patterns of wood and the mechanical properties of a composite material...
€46.00

Camouflage - made in France - 6 different colors for box

Stock : 6
In order to offer you the most attractive prices, this product is not sold polished. Photo for reference only. All product measurements are...
€13.20

Sipo wasp's nest - Limited Edition (blocks)

Stock : 33
African origin: Sipo, or Etandrophragma Utile, is native to Africa. It is widely distributed in the region, particularly in Cameroon, where it...
€29.00

Sipo wasp's nest - Limited Edition (Handles)

Stock : 29
African origin: Sipo, or Etandrophragma Utile, is native to Africa. It is widely distributed in the region, particularly in Cameroon, where it...
€25.00

Brown fireworks

Stock : 20
€19.00

Space coral carbon- quality and aesthetics

Stock : 8
Homogeneous throughout, offering a uniform appearance. Excellent machining properties for drilling, milling, grinding and sanding....
€40.00

Louro Preto : A Natural Wood of Exception

Stock : 29
Flexible and resistant materials In order to offer you the most attractive prices, this product is not sold polished. Photo as an...
€4.80

Black lace in acrylic resin

Stock : 10
Easy to work with and dishwasher safe. Transparency is guaranteed by the use of polymethyl methacrylate, also known as "acrylic glass".
€12.00

Handle of Burl stabilized Jarrah (Eucalyptus marginata)

Stock : 12
Jarrah, or Eucalyptus marginata, is a member of the Myrtaceae family native to Australia. It is distinguished by its brown redto dark brown colour...
€25.00

Warthog tooth

Stock : 6
€45.00

Whole Ram Horn - 1kg -NIOTL59

Stock : 27
    Dim : 30010050 mm
Unique Texture and Shape: Each ram horn offers a distinctive texture and natural curve, allowing artisans to create artworks or utilitarian...
€22.00

Royal Lao Ebony: Exotic Excellence for Handle Knives

Stock : 26
Exotic origin: Imported directly from Laos, our royal ebony is selected for its exceptional quality and exotic origin, guaranteeing a...
€5.50

Raffir stabilized molar mammoth set - Purple

Stock : 0 (Victime de son succès)
Durability: Stabilized mammoth molar is a very dense and hard material, which makes it extremely durable and able to withstand the wear and tear...
€69.00

Genuine Amboyna BURL Handle - Pleasant Odor

Stock : 14
Exceptional Aesthetics: Amboyna wood is renowned for its rich and complex grain, as well as its warm color palette, ranging from deep red to...
€19.00

End-Grain Ziricote Wood Block

Stock : 24
Unique aesthetics : spectacular grain with contrasting patterns, perfect for exceptional pieces. Density and strength : A hard, dense...
€11.90

Alume Wasps nest - aluminum gauze and epoxy resin

Stock : 7
In order to offer you the most attractive prices, this product is not sold polished. Photo for reference only. All product measurements are...
€10.00

White turquoise gemstone

Stock : 9
Reconstituted stone  - Discover an innovative composite material combining semi-precious stone powders and resin for unique creations....
€38.20

Deer antler handle - tinted dark - made in France

Stock : 23
Heart coloring guarantee- Mercorne skills Antlers, which are renewed every year, are dermal bones. It is an easy to work with material...
€19.00

Ebony green - block

Stock : 23
€10.00

Gold jasper gemstone

Stock : 6
Reconstituted stone  - Discover an innovative composite material combining semi-precious stone powders and resin for unique creations....
€83.50

Black tip chapped Buffalo : 1Kilo - between 15cm to 25cm

Stock : 22
Buffalo horn is a high-quality natural material for knife handles and other high-end cutlery tools. It is durable, long lasting and offers great...
€23.00

Snakewood blocks - superior quality (STOCK)

Stock : 22
A speckled wood with an impressive design that takes a magnificent polish! In order to offer you the most attractive prices, this product is...
€32.50

Alume "moon" - aluminum gauze and epoxy resin

Stock : 4
In order to offer you the most attractive prices, this product is not sold polished. Photo for reference only. All product measurements are...
€10.00

Amaranth Plates for unique and elegant knife handles

Stock : 21
Exotic Wood: Amaranth is a rare exotic wood, offering knife makers a unique option for knife handles. Fine, even grain: Amaranth has a...
€3.50

Stabilized beech block - multi-color

Stock : 7
Increased stability: through a stabilization process, beech is more durable and resistant than natural wood for use in knife handles. Wear...
€37.00

Stabilized mammoth tusk set (Stock) Raffir

Stock : 18
The mammoth pulp is the inner part of the tusk which is stabilized / resinated. Stabilization is carried out by the company Raffir. The mammoth...
€69.00

Stabilized Nordic birch block or handles - Multi color

Stock : 5
Stabilized birch is an ideal material for knife handles because of its hardness and resistance to moisture. The different colors and textures...
€37.00

Juniper in Blocks for designer and cutlery

Stock : 20
A traditional material for knife making, juniper is valued for its hardness and stability. Cade or juniper slabs are available in different...
€16.20

1kg of Rosewood Offcuts SPP - OW Pre-CITES Cop17

Stock : 20
Our wood off-cuts come from our wood-cutting activity. The dimensions of these offcuts vary, but they are not suitable for making knife handles....
€9.20

Set of Amboina burl scraps (1kg)

Stock : 20
Our wood off-cuts come from our wood-cutting activity. The dimensions of these offcuts vary, but they are not suitable for making knife handles....
€15.50

Snake Wood in block - in end grain wood

Stock : 20
snake Wood is a superior material for knife handles and other high-end cutlery tools. It is durable, dense and consistent, offering natural...
€6.50

black tip chapped zebu : 1 kilo - 5 to 10 pieces NIOTL58

Stock : 20
Strength: Zebu point is known for its strength, making it a popular material for creating knife handles and other cutlery tools. Aesthetics:...
€7.50

Stabilized ash burl set - Mercorne - multiples colors

Stock : 12
Many colors available  A stabilized piece of wood offers the natural patterns of wood and the mechanical properties of a composite material...
€19.40

Raffir stabilized molar mammoth set - red

Stock : 0 (Victime de son succès)
Durability: Stabilized mammoth molar is a very dense and hard material, which makes it extremely durable and able to withstand the wear and tear...
€69.00

Brown spike

Stock : 4
€12.00

Raffir stabilized molar mammoth set - blue

Stock : 14
Durability: Stabilized mammoth molar is a very dense and hard material, which makes it extremely durable and able to withstand the wear and tear...
€125.00

Lot of Raffir stabilized woods scraps

Stock : 16
Photo non contractual  In this batch you will find 1 kilo of mixed stabilized wood from Raffir. We do not guarantee all the wood species in...
€85.00

Black Dunes carbon fiber- quality and aesthetics

Stock : 9
Homogeneous throughout, offering a uniform appearance. Excellent machining properties for drilling, milling, grinding and sanding....
€31.50

Peroba from Brasil for craftsmen and culter in blocs

Stock : 0 (Victime de son succès)
Exceptional strength:  Peruba, also known as Brazilian ironwood, offers exceptional strength and durability for your knife handles. Unique...
€6.00

Stabilized Zebra Shin - multi-color - South Africa

Stock : 6
Dimensions : Length 190 mm / diameter 20-30 mm (average) Unique Zebra Aesthetics:   Exceptional Stability: Thanks to the advanced...
€44.00

Olive ash burl handle - magnificent burl

Stock : 11
Give your knife a high-end finish with our grandiose olive ash burl handle, a naturally resistant and elegant material. Each handle is made...
€11.00

Raffir Stabilized Mammoth Molar Sleeves - Green

Stock : 0 (Victime de son succès)
Durability: Stabilized mammoth molar is a very dense and hard material, which makes it extremely durable and able to withstand the wear and tear...
€69.00

Stabilized curly maple blocks - multi color - easy to work

Stock : 1
Many colors available  A stabilized piece of wood offers the natural patterns of wood and the mechanical properties of a composite material...
€29.00

Ferreol handle - South America natural wood

Stock : 0 (Victime de son succès)
Superior material: Ferreol is an exceptional natural wood for cutlery, valued for its unique quality and beauty. It has been used for centuries...
€3.90

Black Zebu tip handle - NIOTL58

Stock : 9
Hot thermoformable Wide variety of colors  Lightness of the product  "Living" material, does not like water Risk of deformation...
€13.90