Micarta is resistant thermoset material. It is manufactured by laminating (superimposing) of paper or canvas and synthetic resins, which are under high pressure and temperature combine into a compact material. Originally created for the electronics industry, today used in many applications, including decorative items. Layering of different materials and resins to create products with different properties and appearance (from dark boards used as wiring material for artificial ivory)
Micarta is a durable material with a wide range of applications, currently in the cutlery used on the handle or handles of knives.