Handle - (Cane)

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Handle - (Cane) The handle is the topmost part of a cane and is the most important part of the cane because it gives a carver an opportunity to show his talent. Many intricate carvings in the form of dogs, horses, birds, human faces or figural handles of dignitaries. Some that were made with silver trimmings and glass or jeweled eyes were much in demand.


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