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Monday, January 27, 2014

Damascus Liner Locker - modern knife - ancient art

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This is a Damascus liner locker pocket knife with rain drop pattern, featuring Damascus blade and bolsters, mammoth ivory scales, titanium anodized gold liners with Thorny -Vine file work on blade and spine. The Stainless steel thumb stud is inlaid Buffalo horn.

Originally Damascus steel was made from wootzsteel, a steel developed in India around 300 BC.

These swords are characterized by distinctive patterns of banding and mottling reminiscent of flowing water. Such blades were reputed to be tough, resistant to shattering and capable of being honed to a sharp, resilient edge.


Blade: 2 7/8”

Closed: 3 ¾”