This deluxe drinking horn is made from 100% pure cow horn and holds approximately 8 - 17 ounces of water, wine, ale, beer, or other drink. The exterior is polished to a shiny surface while the interior is boiling water proof. Horns from cows, buffalo's or oxen have traditionally been used as drinking vessels by various people in many regions of the world, this fine specimen is a great example of the practice.
- Overall Length (Horn): Approx 14 inches
- Rim Circumference: Approx 8.5 inches
- Horn Material: Genuine Cow Horn
- Estimated Capacity: 8 - 17 oz
- Includes: Horn, Adjustable Leather Frog
Drinking horns were traditionally used in many parts of the world. Sometimes ceremonial, and often as an everyday drinking horn. What is unique about the horn, it cannot be set down on a table until it is empty.
Note - Wiping drinking horns with vegetable oil occasionally will help increase the life of your horn. Since these items are made from natural materials, the exact color and shade made vary from piece to piece.
The Following 5 steps are being generally followed during the manufacturing process of drinking horns:
a) Selecting an appropriate horn.
b) Sanding the horn from the outside.
c) Washing with hot water.
d) Coating for the inside to make it 100% safe for usage.
All of our horns are boiling water proof and are polished to give a smooth finish. Wiping the horns with some vegetable oil occasionally will help increase the life of your possession. Since these are made from natural materials, the color shades and sizes made vary from piece to piece.