Product Description for Terraced Pearl
Maker: Koji Hara (click to see more by this maker)
Item num: 4286
*** This is handmade and one-of-a-kind ***
Blade length: 3.00 in.
Total length: 6.75 in.
Blade height (at heel): 0.80 in.
Blade thickness (near bolster): 0.11 in.
Item weight: 2.96 oz.
Blade: Mirror polished Cowry Y stainless steel hardened to 67 Rc (extremely hard!)
Bolster: Terraced 420 stainless steel
Handle: Terraced exhibition grade white lip mother of pearl
Style: Folding liner lock
Description: The airstep design has become a hallmark of Koji Hara's work. Both steel and mother of pearl have been sculpted into a meticulous terrace. The stainless steel blade is formed from Cowry Y -- a powdered metallurgical steel not available in the United States. This steel is capable of a higher hardness without being brittle. The resulting edge has extremely good edge retention. The blade has been hollow ground and mirror polished. It is easily opened using the mother of pearl thumb stud. The blade has silky-smooth action and is perfectly centered. Jewel finished interior. Exceptional work throughout!
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