The rounded stained guayubirá hilts, hand finished, are a sample of the artisan’s ability to combine wood and alpaca. The blade and the fork are made of stainless steel, forged to remain unaltered for decades given its great hardness and metallic composition.
The guayubirá is a tree found in Paraguay, the north of Argentina and parts of Brazil. Its wood has a very fine and homogeneous texture; the grain is straight to oblique, with deeply striated and creamy white to ochre heartwood.Alpaca is a zinc, copper and nickel alloy, also known as German silver or white metal. Its aspect is very similar to silver and is maintained the same way.