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Product Description for 50-50 Dagger
Maker: Anders Högström (click to see more by this maker)
Item num: 83925
Blade length: 3.87 in.
Total length: 8.12 in.
Blade width: 1.16 in.
Blade thickness: 0.25 in.
Item weight: 6.80 oz.
Shipment weight: 7.76 oz.
Blade: 1050 carbon steel with hamon (clay temper) lines
Bolster: Textured and antiqued sterling silver
Handle: Cream and caramel toned fossil walrus ivory
Sheath: Traditional Swedish leather sheath
Description: Collectors of Anders' work know that he has some of the tightest tolerances of any maker, anywhere. Anders excels in creating a fusion of Japanese and Nordic styles. Anders cast the guard from sterling silver, then textured and antiqued the surface. By casting, he is able to create fittings that integrate into the dagger, creating a true masterwork. The hamon (temper lines) created by Anders' clay heat treat process makes a knife that has excellent edge retention, while also having the support of a softer central core. The fossil walrus ivory handle is exceptional, with cream and caramel tones on the alternating sides. Exceptional work throughout.
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