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Mammoth Bone Yari
Product Description for Mammoth Bone Yari
Maker: Anders Högström (click to see more by this maker)
Item num: 84604
*** This is handmade and one-of-a-kind ***
Blade length: 4.50 in.
Total length: 8.75 in.
Blade width: 1.40 in.
Blade thickness: 0.25 in.
Item weight: 9.85 oz.
Shipment weight: 13.5 oz.
Blade: Clay tempered 1050 carbon steel with a hamon line above each edge
Bolster: Antiqued and textured copper fittings
Handle: Mammoth cheek bone
Sheath: Single seamed boot knife style sheath
Style: Folding liner lock
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 as shown in this exceptional boot knife. The blade shape is drawn from yari, Japanese pole arm and has a very elegant shape.
The copper guard has been textured and antiqued. 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 is also drawn from Japanese swordsmiths. This technique makes a knife that has excellent edge retention, while also having the support of a softer central core. The hamon on this knife follows along both edges and is particularly difficult to achieve, showing tremendous control. The handle is formed from a wholly mammoth cheek bone. Exceptional fit and finish throughout.
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