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365 days in 2m45s

A Rock 'n roll year has come to an end and a new page will be written with you. Thank you for your support. We wish you all the best for 2023.

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Mammoth ivory | When White Gold and Black Gold …

Ice ivory or white gold, mammoth ivory with its pearly white colour abounds in both historical secrets and beauty. The permafrost releases these fossilized pachyderms, which disappeared 10,000 ago, from their sarcophagus of ice. Once ...

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Mobile saw and Morta | Yet another blade story

It is daybreak when the 4×4 Defender arrives on site. What site? The Brière marshes, obviously! An ancient forest, now converted to a vault. Habitually the Atelier JHP team probes, digs, removes top soil and ...

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The Morta extraction season 2021

September 2021, this is the Morta extraction season: we take you aboard our Land Rover into the heart of the Brière marshes in search of the precious raw materials from which the handles of your ...

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Stars et Métiers 2021

STARS & MÉTIERS 2021 NATIONAL PRIZE: THE MORTA LEAVES THE WOODS FOR ATELIER JHP Good news! After 5,000 years spent buried in the peat of Brière, the Morta has finally left the woods. Like a ...

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Sharpening your knife : video tutorial

More and more of you ask us how to correctly sharpen your Morta knife. In this video tutorial you will see some tips to get a good start in the art of sharpening. Several methods ...

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La Cuisine de Leon

Léon’s kitchen at Atelier JHP

An unusual story of cooking, hit men and auctions… This is first time we made a video that did not talk about knives: This video has met with a crazy success among subscribers to our ...

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