Wave Damascus Steel Knife

Wave Damascus Steel Knife Blade: Wave Damascus w/zdp-189- William Henry's exclusive wave pattern Damascus, forged from nickel and stainless steel around a "core" of zdp-189 at Rockwell 65-67 for unparalleled sharpness and edge retention.

William Henry's Damascus is made is from several types of steel welded together to form a billet.\nThe patterns vary depending on how the damascus artist works the billet. The billet is drawn out and folded until the desired number of layers are formed and the damascus billets are forged with a minimum of 300 layers.

Frame: Carbon X Out Patter Steel- Chad Nichols, Damascus is a patterned metal hand forged from 2-4 separate alloys combined into an exotic tapestry of steel, and acid etched to reveal the alternating metals.

Scale/Inlay: This fossil Coral, according to geologists is approximately 110,000 years old. Found in abundance in Florida quarry mines, these exquisite scales are hand picked findings which would otherwise be crushed and used in cement. Fossil coral is not living coral.

Fossil Coral is a natural type of gemstone formed by ancient corals. The proper terms for fossil coral is 'agatized coral' or 'agatized fossil coral', because during formation, the coral remains are replaced with agate. The fossil coral forms through hardened deposits left by silica-rich waters. The entire process can take over 20 million years and occurs only under very unique geological conditions. Corals are marine animals and it is their skeletons that are fossilized and preserved leaving the flower-like patterns in the stone.

Gemstone: Spinel this piece features premium natural gemstones, precision cut and set in an 18K Gold Bezel and stainless steel.

Spinel is most famous for its deep red variety that closely resembles Ruby. The two gemstones can be very difficult to distinguish, in fact, until the late 19th century, there was no distinction made between Ruby and red Spinel, as they looked identical and are found in the same locations. The enormous "Ruby" that forms the centerpiece of the royal crown of England was actually determined to be Spinel, many old famous "Rubies" were discovered to be Spinel.

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