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Gentac 'Archipelago'

Edition of 100 pieces
B30 ARCHIPELAGO

Gentac 'Archipelago'

B30 ARCHIPELAGO

The Gentac ‘Archipelago’ features a beautiful frame in etched damascus by Chad Nichols, inlaid with a stunning piece of 100,000 year-old fossil coral. The blade is 'wave' damascus steel with an extra-strong core in ZDP-189; the one-hand button lock and the thumb stud are set with spinels.
An exceptional design that offers rigorous performance in a sleek, comfortable knife, the Gentac is also the perfect canvas to showcase William Henry’s range of exotic materials and techniques.
The ‘Archipelago’ features some of the exotic materials and forged metals that are the hallmark of William Henry's collections; a distinctive personality statement to be worn and used for a lifetime.

Features & Specs

  • One-hand button lock system
  • Leather carrying case
  • Shipped in an elegant wood presentation box
  • Dimensions: 
  • Blade 3.25" (82.5mm)
    Handle 3.80" (96.5mm)
    Overall open 7.00" (177.8mm)

Gentac 'Archipelago'
Edition of 100 pieces
B30 ARCHIPELAGO
$1,500.00
Out of Stock

Materials

'Wave' Damascus with ZDP-189 material image

'Wave' Damascus with ZDP-189

William Henry's patent pending Wave Damascus features a ZDP-189 core (HRC 67) clad with alternating layers of stainless steel and nickel silver. The billet, 45 layers in all, is patterned with a custom die to create the undulating waves that emerge across the bevels of the blade. This material can be dark-etched for contrast, or etched and re-polished for a more subtle pattern.

Fossil Coral material image

Fossil Coral

According to geologists, this fossil coral 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, therefore has no odors.

Spinel material image

Spinel

Natural spinel is a gemstone that has become a great favorite with gem dealers and gem collectors; one might even say that spinel is for gemstone connoisseurs only.
It is a hard glassy mineral occurring as octahedral crystals of variable color and consisting chiefly of magnesium and aluminum oxides. Some spinels are among the most famous gemstones in the world: among them are the Black Prince's Ruby and the "Timur ruby" in the British Crown Jewels, and the "Côte de Bretagne", formerly from the French Crown jewels.

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