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Product Description for Metacarpal Hunter
Maker: Roger Bergh (click to see more by this maker)
Item num: 885
*** This is handmade and one-of-a-kind ***
Blade length: 6.13 in.
Total length: 11.25 in.
Blade width: 1.15 in.
Blade thickness: 0.17 in.
Item weight: 9.00 oz.
Blade: 3 bar composite blade forged from carbon steels
Bolster: Steel and oak recovered from a 300 year old shipwreck
Handle: Metacarpus horse and bison bones recovered from the waters around the British Isles from approximately 40,000-60,000 years ago, with 300 year old sunken oak spacers and a walrus ivory buttcap
Sheath: Hand tooled leather with ivory bead on lanyard
Description: It's quite a treat to hold this knife and know that the handle materials are so ancient. While contemplating that, the awareness sinks in that this is a remarkably comfortable knife to hold. The classic Nordic oval shape and silky feel of the handle makes it belong in your hand. Roger's use of ancient materials gives his work a timeless air that I don't find in work from any other makers. The blade features two patterns of Damascus that I've not seen from Roger before. Both are well etched and clear. The fineness of the Damascus mimics the grain of the bones for an integrated look.
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