Black Pearl

Edition of 50 pieces -
SKU
B09 BLACK PEARL
The Kestrel 'Black Pearl features a beautiful frame in heat-blued 'Twist' damascus by Chad Nichols, inlaid with stunning black lip pearl. The blade is hand-forged...
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$1,500.00
The Kestrel 'Black Pearl features a beautiful frame in heat-blued 'Twist' damascus by Chad Nichols, inlaid with stunning black lip pearl. The blade is hand-forged 'Hornets Nest' damascus by Mike Norris. The one-hand button lock and the thumb stud are set with black diamonds. The Kestrel is a simple design that is easy on the eye and effortless in the hand; the elegant shape of the handle on this design is a great place to show off exotic materials.

Features & Specs

  • One-hand button lock system
  • Leather carrying Clipcase™
  • Shipped in an elegant wood presentation box
  • Dimensions: 
  • Blade 2.13" (54.1mm)
    Handle 2.88" (73.1mm)
    Overall open 5.00" (127mm)

Materials & Artistry
Blacklip Pearl

Blacklip Pearl

Blacklip Mother of Pearl is one of the most exclusive pearls in the world. It comes from small shells found in French Polynesia around Tahiti and its Archipelagos. Just under the exterior bark of the shell is where the real beauty of the Blacklip shell lies. A nice pair of Blacklip will have every color of the rainbow in its iridescent black background. We source our Blacklip directly from shell farmers in Tahiti to ensure sustainability and top quality material.

Black Diamond

Black Diamond

The name diamond is derived from the ancient Greek αδάμας (adámas), "proper", "unalterable", "unbreakable". Diamonds have a long history as beautiful objects of desire. In the first century AD, the Roman naturalist Pliny stated: “Diamond is the most valuable, not only of precious stones, but of all things in this world.”

The world’s love of diamonds had its start in India, where diamonds were gathered from the country’s rivers and streams. Some historians estimate that India was trading in diamonds as early as the fourth century BC.
The popularity of diamonds has risen since the 19th century because of increased supply, improved cutting and polishing techniques.

Black diamonds are opaque diamonds with a black color that is the result of a color heat treatment. Aside from our jewelry collection, William Henry also inlays black diamonds in pocketknives, pens, and money clips.