Large Brawny Linerlock
"Hailstorm" pattern Damascus high carbon steel
An Orange Sapphire graded IF (which is the highest grade given and
means the gemstone is internally flawless and free of inclusions)
top of blade and liners
camels today are domesticated. and they provide meat, milk, hair,
and bones. The leg bones are often used for making knife handle.
These leg bones are slightly more dense than cow leg bones
to a beautiful luster.
of the turquoise on the market has been treated in some way to deal
with four problems characteristic with this gemstone. First,
turquoise is soft, sometimes even brittle, and thus susceptible to
fractures. Second, turquoise is porous and which makes it is
susceptible to staining, discoloration, and fading. Third,
untreated turquoise never comes in a slab form just
"rocks", so you can never make knife handles. Fourth,
turquoise is getting harder to find and supplies are of a lower
quality. These four problems can be handled in different ways, but
the most common techniques is to reconstitute
the turquoise by grinding the turquoise to a powder then
adding a binding agent then dried. This makes slabs of turquoise
which can then be used for knife handles.
This particular piece provides a nice contrast to the
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