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Detail of the sun face carving.
A classic forged boot knife with a carved antler grip. The spring steel blade is hand-forged into a traditional single-edged dagger point, pattern-filed along the back, with a browned finish. A patinaed copper bolster is formed around the dark antler grip. The crown is carved with a sun face. A hard rawhide sheath sewn with sinew provides the finishing touch.
The knife is 11 “ overall, with a 6” blade. 3/16” thick at the bolster.