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Monarch 2017-1

Edition of 1 pieces
B05 2017-1

Monarch 2017-1

B05 2017-1

The Monarch 2017-1 features a amazing frame in hand-forged 'Brain Wave' damascus inlaid with 10,000 year old fossil walrus ivory. The blade is 'Copper Wave' damascus steel with a core of VG-5 steel. The one-hand button lock and the thumb stud are set with smoky quartz.
The Monarch is a simple design that is easy on the eye and effortless in the hand; the elegant shape of the handle on this model is also an ideal canvas to showcase several of William Henry's most admired exotic materials.
The 'Strike' is a rare and captivating personality statement to be worn and used for a lifetime before being handed down to another generation.

Features & Specs

  • One-hand button lock system
  • Leather carrying case
  • Shipped in an elegant wood presentation box
  • Dimensions: 
  • Blade 2.63" (66.8mm)
    Handle 3.58" (90.9mm)
    Overall open 6.00" (152.4mm)

Monarch 2017-1
Edition of 1 pieces
B05 2017-1
$1,800.00
Sold

Materials

Copper Wave damascus material image

Copper Wave damascus

This beautiful William Henry exclusive blade steel (patent pending) incorporates copper and stainless steel into a 45 layer Wave Damascus that features a core of VG-5 stainless steel. This steel attains a hardness of HRC 59, excellent by any standards, at the cutting edge.

Hand-forged damascus material image

Hand-forged damascus

Damascus steel was a term used by several Western cultures from the Medieval period onward to describe a type of steel created in India and used from about 300 BC to 1700 AD. These blades were characterized by distinctive patterns of banding and mottling reminiscent of flowing water. They were reputed to be not only tough and resistant to shattering, but capable of being honed to a sharp and resilient edge. William Henry's damascus is made from several types of steel welded together to form a billet.
The 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. William Henry damascus billets are forged with a minimum of 300 layers. William Henry works with a handful of the very best damascus artists/forgers in the U.S.

Fossil Walrus tusk material image

Fossil Walrus tusk

Ranging from 8,000 to 10,000 years old, this fossil ivory is harvested by native Americans in Alaska, and ranks among the rarest of all natural materials. 

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Smoky Quartz

Smoky quartz is a grey, translucent variety of quartz. It ranges in clarity from almost complete transparency to a brownish-gray crystal that is almost opaque.
Smoky Quartz was known as a Stone of Power. To the ancient Druids, it was sacred and signified the potent dark power of Earth gods and goddesses.

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