My take on the classic Japanese knife- not traditional but rather a step in a different direction on the concept.
Blade: 15N20 & 20C damascus forged by me Handle: Striped Walnut w. high gloss finish Fittings: Damascus guard and copper fittings Sheath: Striped Walnut w. hig gloss finish Blade Length: 27.5cm / 10 3/4" Total Length: 42cm/ 16 1/2" Misc: Photo by Högström [...]
Blade: Hanson damascus steel Handle: Copper & Nickel silver frame w rare black spreckeled mammoth ivory scales secured by copper pins Fittings: Textured and antiqued sterling silver w. copper trim Sheath: Curly Bubinga w high gloss finish. Silk sageo Blade Length: 36cm [...]
Blade: 1050 - clay tempered Handle: Black ebony w. a chipped surface - only time I've used this feature Fittings: Textured and antiqued sterling silver Sheath: Dyed Masur birch wood Blade Length: 31cm / 12 1/4" Total Length: 45cm / 17 3/4" Misc: Knife will disassemble [...]