Medieval Eating Knife with Damascus Steel Blade

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Bone or Buffalo Horn Handle. Brass fittings Blade Length: 14cm / Overall Length 23 cm Weight: 100 grams Damascus steel, properly made, is one of the finest cutting tool materials. This quality stems from the use of two or more types of steel, each having it's own traits and grades of harden ability, toughness, abrasion resistance, etc. Once combined into multiple alternating layers, heat treated and tempered, the final product exhibits a strength, toughness and sharpness that cannot compare with other single steel blades.

Several of the knives also have intricate silver inlay designs on the handles and blades. 
Each item is a unique work of art.

These Medieval Table Knives are drawn from similar examples,found in the Thames Valley, dating from the 14th / 15th centuries. The hand forged blades are Damascus Steel with solid brass fittings. The handles are crafted from either buffalo horn or bone.