• Handle 2.88" (73.1mm)
  • Overall open 5.00" (127mm)
  • HAND-FORGED DAMASCUS Damascus steel was a term used by several Western cultures from the Medieval period onward to describe a type of steel created in India and used in sword making from about 300 BC to 1700 AD. These swords were characterized by distinctive patterns of banding and mottling reminiscent of flowing water. Such blades were reputed to be not only tough and resistant to shattering, but capable of being honed to a sharp and resilient edge. William Henry's damascus is made from several types of steel welded together to form a billet. The patterns vary depending on how the damascus artist works the billet. The billet is drawn out and folded until the desired number of layers are formed. William Henry damascus billets are forged with a minimum of 300 layers. William Henry works with a handful of the very best damascus artists/forgers in the U.S." /> William Henry The Kestrel 'Tropics' KNIFE EDITION OF 25 PIECES - - 001-750-2000010

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    William Henry The Kestrel 'Tropics' KNIFE EDITION OF 25 PIECES -

    SKU: 001-750-2000010

    The Kestrel 'Tropics' features a beautiful frame in hand-forged Mokume Gane, inlaid with cocobolo wood. The blade is hand forged 'Raindrop' damascus by Mike Norris; the one-hand button lock and the thumb stud are set with smoky quartz. The Kestrel is a compact but versatile folder that works and presents beautifully in any situation; the design, which offers a deep finger groove at the intersection between the handle and blade, makes this knife remarkably comfortable in the hand while being very small and easy to carry. The ‘Tropics’ features some of the exotic materials and hand-forged metals that are the hallmark of William Henry's collections; a distinctive personality statement to be worn and used for a lifetime. FEATURES & SPECS

  • One-hand button lock system
  • Leather carrying case
  • Comes in an elegant wood presentation box
  • Dimensions:
  • Blade 2.13" (54.1mm)
  • Handle 2.88" (73.1mm)
  • Overall open 5.00" (127mm)
  • HAND-FORGED DAMASCUS Damascus steel was a term used by several Western cultures from the Medieval period onward to describe a type of steel created in India and used in sword making from about 300 BC to 1700 AD. These swords were characterized by distinctive patterns of banding and mottling reminiscent of flowing water. Such blades were reputed to be not only tough and resistant to shattering, but capable of being honed to a sharp and resilient edge. William Henry's damascus is made from several types of steel welded together to form a billet. The patterns vary depending on how the damascus artist works the billet. The billet is drawn out and folded until the desired number of layers are formed. William Henry damascus billets are forged with a minimum of 300 layers. William Henry works with a handful of the very best damascus artists/forgers in the U.S.

    $975.00

    • 001-750-2000010

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