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Ondrej Borsky
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PostPosted: Thu 27 Nov, 2014 12:07 pm    Post subject: 10th century knife         Reply with quote

Hello!

This knife was ordered by a girlfriend who anted a gift for her loved one, for his birthday. Since the man in question reenacts 10th century, central Europe, I have searhed for somethin nicely decorated, yet not overly complicated because of the budget. I have found a piece of bone that had a carving of two birds, and I decided to use that on a knife. This is the result: Wrought iron body with tool steel edge, carved antler handle (peacock?), and a simple sheath decorated by wrought iron ftting (also from a find).





I´d love to hear your opinions
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Shahril Dzulkifli




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PostPosted: Fri 28 Nov, 2014 8:44 am    Post subject: 10th century knife         Reply with quote


Nice hilt!

“You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength”

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Ondrej Borsky
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PostPosted: Mon 01 Dec, 2014 12:41 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Thanks! I am glad you like it!
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Luka Borscak




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PostPosted: Mon 01 Dec, 2014 2:29 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

I love the simple layering in the blade! And the grip decoration is simple but beautiful and effective...
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