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One-of-a-kind Mosaic Damascus Hunting Knife – Mammoth Tusk Handle

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One-of-a-kind Mosaic Damascus Hunting Knife – Mammoth Tusk Handle
$8,420.00

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Highlights

 

  • Finest Mosaic Damascus steel from Markus Balbach, master blacksmith
  • Handle made of ivory with artistic Scrimshaw motifs from M. Mehmke
  • Leather sheath made of organic saddle leather with artful inserts out of sharkskin leather

 

HANDMADE IN GERMANY


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Details

 

  • Unusual mosaic Damascus steel, the images are composed of different steels
  • Markus Balbach forges this mosaic Damascus by hand in an oven according to traditional methods, without the use of a press
  • The steel has a hardness of 59 HRC
  • The blades are diagonally cut out of the welding package
  • Ferrule and bolsters both made of mosaic Damascus
  • The handle is a work of art – excellent workmanship out of mammoth tusk and with engravings of a beautiful ship motif on the one side and an old Viking motif on the other side
  • The sheath is made of traditionally crafted saddle leather in a light brown hue. Solely vegetable tanning materials are used during the tanning process. The leather is retanned in drums over a period of 6 to 8 weeks.
  • In addition, the sheath is hand-decorated by a stamping method and the visually appealing inlay is of sharkskin leather.
  • Key measurements: 
    • Total length: 8.47 inches (215 mm)
    • Blade length: 4.14 inches (105 mm)
    • Blade strength: 0.16 inches (4.0 mm)
    • Pattern: Mosaic images

Disclaimer: Regarding recent legislation which bans the commercial trade of elephant ivory in the United States, please note that none of our knives are produced with elephant ivory. More information on this recently passed legislature can be found here.