Cocobolo: A Central American Luxury Handcrafted Into a British Safety Razor

September 5, 2017

 

Then there were three...

 

We're proud of our heritage and the wonderful treasures we have at our own doorstep. That's why all of our Safety Razors are made in Britain by British Artisans using British woods.

 

We first brought to market the magnificent Yew and mysterious Laburnum Safety Razors, rich with character, history and significance. These woods were carefully selected in order to deliver the best Safety Razor on the market, each with its own striking look and feel.

 

We wanted to add to our collection. A third Safety Razor, different in class, with even more sophistication. So we took to the sea and set sail for the something extra special.

 

Que Es Cocobolo?

 

The mission

 

Where were we to look? Of course we were FAR from exhausting the wood delicacies that the British Isles had to offer, but we wanted a Safety Razor that offered something different to our current collection.

 

The criteria

 

We searched long and far for inspiration to add to our selection. With so many different woods across the globe we searched long and far for something that we believed would stun the wet shaving world.

 

It was important that the wood we chose had the right characteristics, both aesthetically and ergonomically to allow our artisans right here in Britain to transform the wood into the luxurious handle you pick up that makes your morning better. The wood had to be workable.

 

We stand by our values. That's why we needed to ensure both that the wood we found was sourced responsibly and that it held the durability required to be best in class. It's important to us that we bring you the best.

 

The discovery of Cocobolo

 

The hunt continued. The shortlist was drawn up. Our hairs were on end. But one grain of heartwood stole our hearts and