Artifact Neck Knife

Product Description for Artifact Neck Knife

Maker: Tom Sterling (click to see more by this maker)
Item num: 3537
** This is handmade and one-of-a-kind **
Blade length: 1.75 in.
Total length: 4.75 in.
Blade height (at heel): 1.20 in.
Blade thickness (near bolster): 0.20 in.
Item weight: 1.20 oz.
Shipment weight: 2.48 oz.
Blade: Brazilian agate hand percussion flaked by Joe Higgins
Handle: Fossil artifact tooth
Sheath: Rawhide and buckskin neck sheath with antler and abalone accents
Description: This blade is pressure flaked from unusual heat treated pastel red Brazilian agate by Dr. Joe Higgins. It is attached to the artifact tooth handle using deer rawhide lashing, following traditional techniques. The neck sheath was created by Tom Sterling from rawhide and buckskin. A central round cut from an antler is accented with brilliant abalone.
The team of Tom Sterling and JP Higgins is a formidable force. Joe Higgins, who has been flint knapping knives for over 10 years, created the blade of this masterpiece with precision. This skill is matched in the detailed handle created by Tom Sterling, who has brought his attention to detail learned as an internationally known netsuke artist to this piece.

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