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Chechen Crochet Hook
This beautiful hand turned crochet hook is made from Chechen from the forest of Central America. It's shaped with a larger handle to relieve stress on the hand and wrist when crocheting. The hook has an Ergonomic shape that fits nicely in the hand.
Please see Hook Info for Crochet Hook dimensions. Nelsonwood Hook Info
Because this hook is handcrafted there will be variation in appearance, grain, size and color. While there are slight variation the basic Ergonomic shape is maintained. No two handcrafted hooks will be the same!
Pictures are examples of what you will receive.
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Chechen (Metopium brownei) Also known as Chechem, Black Poisonwood, Caribbean Rosewood, Coral Sumac and Cedro Prieto. Chechem grows in the Dominican Republic, Cuba, Jamaica, Guatemala, Belize, and southeastern Mexico. It's alternate name, Black Poisonwood, comes from its toxic sap, which turns black and causes severe skin reactions, similar to poison ivy! However, the wood itself is safe to handle,