"Chaka's Pride" Zulu Assegai
Product Description for "Chaka's Pride" Zulu Assegai
Maker: Kevin Harvey, M.S. (click to see more by this maker)
Item num: 956
*** This is handmade and one-of-a-kind ***
Blade length: 12.25 in.
Total length: 38.38 in.
Blade height (at heel): 2.12 in.
Blade thickness (near bolster): 0.33 in.
Item weight: 35.60 oz.
Blade: "Lone Pine" pattern Damascus forged from carbon steels and enameled with Brownell's baking lacquer
Handle: Hand carved African zebra wood with heat-colored copper fittings and traditional Zulu beadwork by Heavy Thabethe
Description: To achieve the dramatic effect of the spear head, Kevin bakes the blade in Brownell's baking lacquer and polishes off the high points. The intense contrast compliments the traditional look of the spear shaft. The copper fittings are hammered and textured to recreate a vintage look. The carving and beadwork on the shaft are done by traditional Zulu artist Heavy Thabethe. This spear has great balance and a solid weight in the hand. This is one of the most unusual and outstanding pieces I've been able to offer on BladeGallery.
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