Product Description for Blue Bird
Maker: Michael Andersson (click to see more by this maker)
Item num: 4132
*** This is handmade and one-of-a-kind ***
Blade length: 4.75 in.
Total length: 9.50 in.
Blade height (at heel): 1.13 in.
Blade thickness (near bolster): 0.20 in.
Item weight: 8.00 oz.
Shipment weight: 9.04 oz.
Blade: Multibar Damascus steel blade forged from carbon steels
Bolster: Twist pattern Damascus fittings
Handle: North Sea mammoth ivory surrounded by desert ironwood
Sheath: Hand stitched and tooled Swedish leather sheath
Description: Swedish bladesmith Michael Andersson is a force to be reckoned with. Unlike many Nordic knifemakers, Michael believes very strongly in sole authorship, from forging the blade to shape, to creating the Damascus, to sewing the sheath. His style is immediately identifiable and is very dramatic.
The composite mosaic Damascus blade combines Twist pattern, a bar of pure nickel and a firecracker pattern edge. The firecracker edge is forged from Uddeholm 15N20 and 20C carbon steels for exceptional edge holding.
The Damascus blade leads into the sculpted wood and ivory handle. Exhibition grade desert ironwood surrounds fossil mammoth ivory for a very comfortable grip in the hand and an engaging appearance for the eye. The mammoth ivory is predominantly deep blue in tone. Excellent fit and finish throughout.
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