Latest grip updates,

October 2nd, 2015

wood species on display

New CZ 70 Grips


Gaboon Ebony 

Rosewood Picazo

Black & White ebony

  French Walnut


Andean Alder


Amboyna Burl


Cocobolo Dorado

Desert Ironwood




Spalted Maple

Black Pearl





"I will say I have seen no better

grips in my wide experience."

Women & Guns, October 2003


"personal attention helps to make her final product the best possible"

American Handgunner, March 2004


"I was amazed by the attention to detail, and by the looks of the grips.", April 2003


Click on Esmeralda to

read her background







Handmade to exacting

standards & dimensions







Website will be undergoing maintenance 10/3, and 10/4, 2015

During this time, the website may be down. Sorry for the inconvenience.


Welcome to "Exotic Grips by Esmeralda"

Here you can actually pick out a set of beautiful wood grips from the photos on display,..... yes, that one and only exact set......and when you decide to buy just click on the button below the grips to purchase online, no waiting.  Those unique individual set of grips will be shipped to you within 24 hours.  Master grip maker Esmeralda O'Sheehan goes to great lengths to select the top 2% of exotic wood she sources to use on her custom handgun grips.  In addition to the spectacular wood, each grip panel is made to exacting dimensional standards and finished meticulously.  Each grip panel is uniquely numbered and signed by Esmeralda. 

1911 GRIPS which are available  in checkered or smooth finish. 
And now the latest in thin grips for the 1911 pistol, the "Slender Series", almost half the thickness of standard grips, ideal for conceal & carry

Special grips for the
Custom pick your grips
for the 1911
Bobtail pistol.

Some of you are may already be familiar with Esmeralda's custom grips over the years, and for those interested  her background can be read by clicking here.

So please enter inside , select the grips of your preference from the many photographs......and rest assured that your handgun has the absolute very finest grips in the world