KOSMO – Olive Wood Safety Razor by MÜHLE
- Closed Comb Safety Razor with Classic Blade
- Handles made of olive wood with chrome-plated metal highlights
The Material – Since ancient times, olive wood has been valued for its outstanding material characteristics and warm colouring. It is found throughout the Mediterranean region and has been used for centuries to make durable goods or artistic objects. The wood must be dried carefully for months before the handles are turned, then sand the surfaces, seal them with oil and polish them to a silky finish. This brings out the gentle, honey-coloured grain of the wood particularly well. Without the chrome the razor would forfeit a lot of its lustre. In the finish used for Muhle’s wet shaving accessories it demonstrates its best qualities: The material is corrosion-resistant, very long-lasting and has a luxurious, alluring lustre. When contrasted with this, the colours and shapes of other premium materials are shown to their very best advantage.
The Razorhead – For generations, the safety razor has been regarded as a stylish classic which can even shave edges with precision. For many, it is the razor par excellence. Its styling is ideally suited to the design of the MÜHLE products. Even if the open blade does demand a little respect at first: After a brief familiarisation period, and guided by a steady hand, it produces a very close shave and a lasting result. Unlike modern blade systems, the head of the safety razor does not move. The blades are replaced by unscrewing the cap. They can be purchased from us and by retailers everywhere.