Sheep Horn Bowie
Product Description for Sheep Horn Bowie
Maker: Luciano Dorneles (click to see more by this maker)
Item num: 3306
*** This is handmade and one-of-a-kind ***
Blade length: 8.12 in.
Total length: 13.00 in.
Blade height (at heel): 1.32 in.
Blade thickness (near bolster): 0.22 in.
Item weight: 7.36 oz.
Shipment weight: 11.36 oz.
Blade: Wolf Tooth pattern Damascus forged to shape from W1 and L6 carbon steels
Bolster: Damascus oval guard
Handle: Mortised sheep horn handle
Sheath: Hand sewn buffalo leather sheath
Description: This exceptional Bowie is the work of Brazilian bladesmith Luciano Dorneles. It was made in the spring of 2004 and has been in a single collection since it was first made and sold by BladeGallery. It has been meticulously cared for and is in new condition. By all appearances it could have been made yesterday.
The long, sleek blade features a sharpened swedge that goes approximately 3/4 distance up the blade from the point. The wolf tooth pattern Damascus is a mixture of bold and detail, such that the blade is interesting both up close and from a distance.
The blade fits perfectly to the damascus oval guard. The guard is fileworked around the edge. The mortised tang sheep horn handle is completed with nickel silver pins and a nickel silver lanyard hole. Excellent fit and finish throughout. This is clearly the sort of work that has made knives by Luciano Dorneles sought after!
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