made of palm tree and palm stem
oldest fossilized palm tree date at the jurassic period. This tree has always been a source of
food, clothing and shelter for mankind. Palms are one of the most well-known and extensively
cultivated plant families. They have had an important role to humans throughout much of history.It
was one of the first trees in the gardens of Babylon
cane made with natural sculpted palm stem, cap in silver.
palm wood is disposed around a soft and spongy heart, in distinct concentric shapes that becomes
more hard as they move away from the heart. The wood of the palm tree is formed with hard fibre
that, put together by a medulare substance a pith, outline in cross section shows a dotted area and
gives a strange impression. Planed, polished and varhished it looks from outward like a light
partridge wings recumbent by the rain.
making canes, the tubular sheath, of the palm tree branches, is also used and offers the same
qualities as the rush: suppleness, lightness and strength. (Opposite)
Its beautiful shiny
brown bark alloy's well with gold or ivory, figureed out in tailpieces or ferrule, protracting the
natural outer shape. Not commonly used and original.
Madagascar's palm tree: Hard and flexible, the R. madagascariensis wood is used for the making of
small boards and canes. (Nat. 1926) We use the palm tree, cuted followed the fibres wise, to make
billiard cue, canes, umbrellas and parasols knob. (Arts et Métiers vers 1885)