Semogue Owners Club Cherry Wood Silver Tip Shaving Brush represents the finest in wet shaving accoutrements from Portugal, and is part of the Semogue Owners Club series.
The beautiful, sculpted cherry wood handle offers enhanced grip, has a unique grain which varies from piece to piece, and looks superb.
Finest badger hair has been used for the brush fill which has a bristle loft of 53mm and a diameter of 24mm where the bundle meets the handle. The overall height of the brush is 113mm.
A chrome ring and Semogue Owners Club detailing on the handle bring a refined finish to the shaving brush, making it a real piece to cherish.
Semogue is a shaving brush manufacturer from Portugal founded in 1955. A family owned and operated company, they remain faithful to handcrafted production processes and still operate out of the very same building in which the company was born.
In 1954, Lisbon businessman António Augusto da Cruz decided to create his own range of shaving brushes and contacted a company in Vila Nova de Gaia who specialised in manufacturing brushes for the construction industry. After establishing the production process and marketing the brushes, the business was a surprise success. Soon after, the owner of the brush manufacturing company decided to emigrate to South America meaning a new solution was required to continue manufacturing the shaving brushes. In January 1955, Cruz founded his own business in the city.
In 1975, the business was sold to long serving production manager, Francisco dos Santos Gomes who brought on board his son, Manuel Francisco da Silva Gomes, to collaborate and bring continuity to the company. It was at this point the company took on the name Semogue. In 2000, Manuel inherited and assumed leadership of the company, and Semogue remain a prominent brand within the Portuguese wet shaving community to this day.
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