Experience the Untamed Beauty of Natural Salvaged Ankole Horn

"This is UP-CYCLING at it's finest!"

"Ankole is the highest quality cow horn" 

"It is a by-product of the beef industry in East Africa."

Our Story

In 2012, while working in South Sudan, Bobby Mickler noticed an enormous pile of Ankole/Watusi cow horns left outside the stockyard. He was surprised to see the horns discarded, since Ankole cows are considered prized possessions all over East Africa.  The Micklers saw opportunity for job creation and development of small businesses from this pile of discarded natural horn.  "Up-cycling" and design is one of their passions.... read more

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Design

Expressiveness in a space is what brings us joy!  The right measure of personality, color, comfort level, and artistic license make a designers work spot on.  We have a special affinity to the natural because light shows its imperfections, and THAT IS TRUE BEAUTY.

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Purpose

Art is not only for admiring, at times it's also useful.  The more we incorporate natural horn into our lives on a daily basis, the more in tune we become with the rawness of life and the value and frailty of humanity. 

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All Natural

Ankole horn must be cared for in a special way.   Washed by hand and dried completely,  immediately -  It is heat sensitive, so it may not be used in the microwave, or dishwasher.

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Handsome Gifts

The gift that no one else.  Wedding, birthday, Father's or Mother's day, hostess gifts...There is no better way to say -  "Thank you.  I respect you,  I admire you.  I love you."