The Northern Lights
Product Description for The Northern Lights
Maker: Par-Olof Eklund (click to see more by this maker)
Item num: 85563
*** This is handmade and one-of-a-kind ***
Blade length: 3.00 in.
Total length: 7.00 in.
Blade height (at heel): 0.80 in.
Blade thickness (near bolster): 0.10 in.
Item weight: 2.96 oz.
Shipment weight: 6.72 oz.
Blade: Multi-bar Damascus blade forged by renowned Swedish Bladesmith Mattias Styrefors
Handle: Engraved reindeer antler
Sheath: Reindeer antler with cutout revealing blade with reindeer leather upper
Description: Eklund is one of the masters of the Sami styled knife and regularly receives awards in the Swedish Championships. Seeing his work, it is no surprise.
This knife is truly a one-of-a-kind piece. The blade was forged by renowned Swedish bladesmith Mattias Styrefors incorporating multiple bars of Damascus steel. An explosion pattern edge an spine surround linear bars of 20C and pure nickel for a truly dramatic effect.
The handle is very traditional and has a slim oval shape that fits very comfortably into the hand. The reindeer antler has a slight gloss finish, bringing out natural variations in color. The traditional Scandinavian patterns on the sheath and handle are not scrimshaw, but hand engraving, darkened with alder bark powder. The engraving is very detailed, showing tremendous skill in implementation. A cutout on the front of the sheath reveals highly detailed basket weave engraving. In the center is a small cutout that allows the Damascus blade to be seen when inserted. Exceptional fit and finish throughout! Accompanied by reindeer leather storage pouch.
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