Product Description for Peace
Maker: Dellana (click to see more by this maker)
Item num: 98263
*** This is handmade and one-of-a-kind ***
Blade length: 2.60 in.
Cutting edge length: 2.40 in.
Total length: 6.00 in.
Blade height (at heel): 0.75 in.
Blade thickness (near bolster): 0.12 in.
Blade thickness (at midpoint): 0.12 in.
Blade thickness (near tip): 0.06 in.
Item weight: 3.60 oz.
Shipment weight: 5.2 oz.
Blade: 324 layer ladder pattern damascus forged by Dellana from 203E and W2 carbon steels
Bolster: Oxidized sterling silver with solid 14k yellow gold engraved and textured overlay
Handle: Exhibition grade blacklip mother of pearl with 14k yellow gold dots
Style: Folding backlock
Description: Dellana's art knives are some of the most coveted pieces you'll find in the knife collecting world. A jeweler and goldsmith by trade, she studied under Jim Schmidt to learn the art of forging damascus. From her start in 1996, she began to incorporate her goldsmithing and jeweler backgrounds into her knives to create timeless and unique sole-authorship works of art.
The wharncliffe blade was forged into a high contrast ladder pattern from 324 layers of alternating 203E and W2 carbon steels. Dellana's 'double pyramids' fileworking pattern graces the full length of the spine, all the way through the locking backbar and around the heel. The blade is easily opened using 14k gold 'Dellana dots'.
The handle is formed from two scales of exhibition grade blacklip mother of pearl. The luminous opalescence of the pearl displays brilliant shades of pink, green, and yellow. Bolsters are formed from oxidized sterling silver. Each bolster features a stylized lotus formed from solid 14k gold and meticulously engraved and textured. 14k gold dots float from the lotus. Liners are fileworked in a 'dentil' pattern. The raised backlock is set with 3 AAA natural 2mm diamond cut rubies set in 14k yellow gold bezel settings. Dellana's hallmark is engraved on the inside front liner: "DELLANA PEACE 14K".
Perfectly centered blade with ultra-smooth action. Dellana's skills show that backlock folders can be just as smooth (or smoother) than folders running on bearings. A rare piece with superb fit and finish and extraordinary attention to detail!
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