Handcrafted Bethlehem Olivewood shave brush is made from authentic Olivewood from Bethlehem. Includes a certificate of authenticity from the wood supplier.
This is on of our premium shave brushes made of the Highest quality materials.
Hand turned, sanded and polished then clear coated in polyacrylic for a long lasting finish.
Highly prized for it's exceptional grain, Olivewood has become a favorite. The heartwood is nutty brown, interlaced with fine veins of dark brown and greenish hues. The sapwood is a base of creamy yellow with similar striping. Olivewood is hard, heavy and fine textured.
Fitted with a 20 mm Knot of your choice.
Hair Knot Type & Quality
*Synthetic knots are made with nylon and are extremely soft and plush. Synthetic knots have below average water retention but don't smell like many real hair knots and last longer.
*Black & White, Black & Grey or Fox Hair are synthetics.
*Mixed - Combination of Pure badger hair and boar hair.
*Horse Hair- Similar in appearance to boar bristles, but extremely soft. Made from 100% horse hair with no fillers.
Super Badger- Super badger hair is sorted for its higher quality and comes from approximately 25% of the animal's body. It has a good backbone and offers good water retention and soft tips.
Silvertip - "This is a special order item and will take 3-4 business days additional".
Hair taken from approximately 3-5% of the animal, near the muzzle and neck. Hair has very good backbone and soft tips. Silvertip is highly sought after in the shaving community and generally commands higher prices. Our unbleached Silvertip knots have off-white tips.