"Early in my career, as I watched my wandmaker father wrestling with substandard wand core materials such as kelpie hair, I conceived the ambition to discover the finest cores and to work only with those when my time came to take over the family business."
Garrick Ollivander[src]

The hair from a kelpie can be used to comprise the core of a wand, but is known to be a substandard core material.


Kelpie hair is noted to be an inferior substance.[1]

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