Some knowledge of buffalo horn eyewear

How to shape by hand if your buffalo horn eyewear don’t have good shapes?

Buffalo horn is a purely natural products and horn original texture and shape is curved, so Horn materials have certain memory functions. What can we do if the buffalo horn eyewear don’t have good shapes caused by the horn material memory function?

If wearer or buyer choose to return it to the buffalo horn eyewear factory maintenance, can be a waste for a long time, and even take 1 month or more. And also during transport and custom clearance may be in troubles.

As a professional buffalo horn eyewear supplier, we would like to teach you following method to shape your buffalo horn eyewear by hand.
Using the HOT AIR GUN, if there is no HOT AIR GUN, also can use household electric hair dryers and transferred to the hottest grade. Blowing buffalo horn eyewear deformed front or arms over 10-20 seconds until horns soften, and then maintain good shape by hand. After maintain a good shape, then leave the buffalo horn eyewear cool in natural, never soak buffalo horn eyewear into water to cool it, it will make buffalo horn peeling or blistering.

When need maintenance buffalo horn eyewear by using horn cream to avoid it bursting?

From our experience, when the humidity of the air is around or greater than≥80%, buffalo horn eyewear is not easy to break or crack. When the humidity of the air is less than≤20%, buffalo horn eyewear will have a risk of bursting and crack.

So generally no need to use horn cream in summer, in the winter and spring, due to the drying air humidity, it had better use horn cream to maintenance buffalo horn eyewear.

Some tips of buffalo horn eyewear maintains

1. Please don’t soak water, or use hot water washing, it has risks to loose shape and become mildewed. After washing by water, please remember wipe with a soft cloth immediately.

2. Please don’t put your buffalo horn eyewear on bed or next to bed to avoid be damaged when sleep. We recommended that take off buffalo horn eyewear into eyewear case or drawer.

3. Please don’t put your buffalo horn eyewear on sofa or car seat to avoid the risk of being accidentally breakage.

4. Please don’t fall, press buffalo horn eyewear due to avoid it broken.

5. Maintenance horn by using lanolin cream or some hand cream to avoid it brittle.

How to select the buffalo horn eyewear?

Firstly, let us learn what is the difference between materials and features of buffalo horn?

Natural white horn: white horn is glittering and translucent as jade, often with natural white and yellow natural textures. Is the best among buffalo horn eyewear, due to the scarcity of material resources, the prices remain high, and used for making high-end luxury buffalo horn eyewear.
According to experts, animal albino formed primarily by gene mutation. Such as white Tigers, White Lions, white Bull ….These are very rare and precious, and the White Buffalo is one of the most precious. A lot of people in the world treat White Buffalo as sacred animals.white horn01

Natural Blonde buffalo horn: Blonde buffalo horn is translucent brown, feels and touches comfortable, warm and humid color, which comes from high altitude area in India, with dry textures, there are relatively plenty of raw materials. But since import customs duties and shipping cost etc, Blonde buffalo horn eyewear price are relatively high.

Natural yellow horn: yellow horn is translucent yellow, with noise colors, with dry textures, there are relatively plenty of raw materials, and the price is relatively lower.
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Natural black horn: Black buffalo horn from the South of Asian, heavy and thick, jet black color, Black horn is basically buffalo horn eyewear materials, as relatively plenty of raw material, the price is relatively cheaper than white and blonde buffalo horn eyewear.

Lastly, let us learn how is the difference of buffalo horn eyewear man craftwork, buffalo horn eyewear man craftwork distinguished mainly from raw materials, workmanship, gloss and precision difference. In General, low-quality Buffalo Horn eyewear craftwork roughly, touches and feels worse, low gloss, and some cracked inside the horn, or prone to breakage, low-quality of buffalo horn eyewear can’t last for many years. A perfect buffalo horn eyewear hand polishing much better than poor quality buffalo horn eyewear, excellent in workmanship and takes long time, a perfect buffalo horn eyewear cost is much higher, it is strong and robust which can last for many years for wearers.

How to choose buffalo horn eyewear colors

Usually, Buffalo horn eyewear colors are made from three different types of cattle:
Ox horn(Bos taurus horn)
Water buffalo horn (Bubalus bubalus horn)
Yak horn(Bubalus bubalus horn)

Ox horn
Ox horn is a yellow transparent color, mix more or less black or brownish red blood textures and patterns. Present buffalo horn eyewear colors are yellow, dark brown and light brown.
Ox has a wide distribution, heads up, such as various, and working cattle, mainly in China and Japan, most closely associated with human life.

Water buffalo horn
Water buffalo horn is a bright black color, shininess, mixed more or less white textures and patterns. Good horn feels warm and thick, smaller fibrous, delicate texture, bright color. Present final Buffalo horn eyewear colors are jet-black, black and white horn.

Yak horn
Yak grows at more than 3000 meters above sea level plateau and high-cold Qinghai-Tibet plateau, Yak growth cycle is much longer than Ox and water buffalo cattle, so the point density, hardness, toughness is much more durable, which includes protein fiber component the effect for produce buffalo horn eyewear is one of the best. Present final Buffalo horn eyewear colors are milk white horn.
Buffalo horn color

Natural buffalo horn is above 6 colors, which present buffalo horn eyewear colors are yellow, dark brown and light brown, jet-black, black and white, milk white horn.