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Some knowledge about horn plates

23-10-03 19:02:32    By Bestsea eyewear

Buffalo horn plates are used to make luxury horn glasses. In addition, horn plates are also used to make some other daily necessities, such as horn combs, horn bracelets, horn necklaces and various horn accessories. Cow horn is one of the best horns and is composed of keratin, a member of the keratin family, a fibrous structural protein called sclerostin, which is somewhat thermoplastic and comes in different colors, such as milky white, white, brown ,black.

We know that horns are originally conical in shape with pointed corners. So how are they made into flat horn plates?

The steps for making horn plates.
1. By collecting suitable buffalo horns at legal slaughterhouses.
2. Wash and clean the buffalo horns.
3. Cut the buffalo horn in the middle.
4. Heat it at a slightly higher temperature for a long time to soften it;
5. Flatten it by machine;
6. Cut into standard size, the common size is 160*60mm.
7. Pick out the defective products and keep only the perfect and undamaged horn plates.
What colors are the horn plates available in?
There are many different colors of horn plates. Each horn plates has different colors and textures, so, every pair of horn glasses made with it is unique. It can be said that you can’t find another pair in this world that is exactly the same.  Horn is an ideal material for glasses and is very popular all over the world, and its price is also higher than other types of glasses. Let’s take a look at the main colors of buffalo horn boards.
1.Milky white horn plates.
Milky white horn plates
2.Light white horn plates.
Light white horn plates
3.Light brown horn plates.
Light brown horn plates
4. Brown horn plates.
Brown horn plates
5. Medium brown horn plates.
Medium brown horn plates
6. Dark brown horn plates.
Dark brown horn plates
7. black horn plates.
8. Black and white horn plates.
Black and white horn plates
9. Black and brown horn plates.
Black and brown horn plates
10. Light brown with stripes horn plates.
Light brown with stripes horn plates
11. White horn plates.
White horn plates
After the horn plates is selected, it goes through more than a hundred different processes and is finally made into horn rimmed glasses or horn sunglasses of various shapes. Below are some pictures of horn glasses in different colors.
1. Black horn rimmed glasses.
Black horn rimmed glasses
2. Round-frame retro horn glasses made of white horn and black horn.
Round-frame retro horn glasses made of white horn and black horn
3. Horn glasses frames made of clear light brown horn plates.
Horn glasses frames made of clear light brown horn plates
4. Round-framed horn glasses made of contrasting white and black horn plates.
Round-framed horn glasses made of contrasting white and black horn plates
5. Pilot-shaped horn rimmed glasses made of white and black with striped horn plates;
Pilot-shaped horn rimmed glasses made of white and black with striped horn plates
6. Horn glasses frame made of light brown horn plates;
Horn glasses frame made of light brown horn plates
7. Horn glasses made of brown and black striped horn plates.
Horn glasses made of brown and black striped horn plates
8. Ultra-thin white horn glasses;
Ultra-thin white horn glasses
9. Ultra-thin brown horn glasses.
Ultra-thin brown horn glasses

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