Young Prince's Sword

Product Description for Young Prince's Sword

Maker: Kevin Harvey, M.S. (click to see more by this maker)
Item num: 834
*** This is handmade and one-of-a-kind ***
Blade length: 16.25 in.
Total length: 22.13 in.
Blade height (at heel): 1.50 in.
Blade thickness (near bolster): 0.24 in.
Item weight: 26.80 oz.
Blade: Heather Shoebotham's Damsel Damascus in "Raindrops" pattern
Bolster: Hand forged wrought iron and fileworked copper spacer with hand forged wrought iron artifact guard
Handle: Carved rosewood burl with fileworked wrought iron and nickel silver spacers
Sheath: Covered with ostrich leather and capped in antiqued nickel silver with antique coin and silver medallion belt loop stud
Style: Sword
Description: To get the striking pattern on the blade of this exquisite piece, Kevin took Heather's Damascus, coated it in Brownell's black baking lacquer and then polished off the high spots. The guard is hand forged from an old ox-wagon wheel rim found on Kevin and Heather's smallholding in South Africa. The two coins used on the sheath are antique 6 pence and one penny coins from Southern Rhodesia. The medallion is Kevin's ABS Journeyman Smith silver medallion. The Young Prince's Sword won finest fighting knife at the 2001 South African Guild Show.

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