Damascus folding knife with Sonoran Gold Turquoise inlay

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Damascus folding knife with Sonoran Gold Turquoise inlay

$1,700.00

Damascus steel was the forged steel  of the blades of swords smithed in the Near East from ingots of  Wootz steel imported from Southern India and Sri Lanka. This was known as Sinhala Wane (Sinhala Steel). These swords are characterized by distinctive patterns of banding and mottling reminiscent of flowing water, or in a “ladder” or “teardrop” pattern. Such blades were reputed to be tough, resistant to shattering, and capable of being honed to a sharp, resilient edge.

The steel is named after  Damascus the capital city of Syria  and one of the largest cities in the ancient Levant. It may either refer to swords made or sold in Damascus directly, or it may just refer to the aspect of the typical patterns, by comparison with Damask fabrics (also named for Damascus).

 

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One of our best folding knives. Stabilized Sonoran Gold turquoise inlay handle on BOTH SIDES !. The ends are set in solid stainless steel with a 440 carbon steel blade. Locking pocket knives with Damascus blades of this quality & size  are hard to find. Measuring 4″” when folded and 7″ when open its a good sized knife.  Lifetime warranty.

 

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