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  1. Articles

    Damascus Steel Care Guide

    By William Henry March 18, 2020
    Damascus Steel Care Guide
    Damascus steel knife owners know all too well the glory and appeal of the intricate and distinctive Damascus pattern. Rippling and flowing water current-inspired patterns adorn each hand-forged billet. Ancient and modern blacksmiths share a passion for hand-forging this remarkable type of steel. From its Medieval roots to its use by the modern gentleman, hand-forged Damascus steel has been a...
  2. Material of the Month

    Material of the Month | Damascus Steel

    By William Henry March 11, 2020
    Material of the Month | Damascus Steel
    https://youtu.be/kBi7AbufiVY William Henry founder Matt Conable explains hand-forged damascus steel.
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    Giving the Gift of Luxury for Under $1,000

    By William Henry March 05, 2020
    Giving the Gift of Luxury for Under $1,000
    Luxury is not a mindless accumulation of gilded knickknacks or an ostentatious display of wealth. Rather, we believe luxury is a state of mind and a medium of self-expression. Shopping for someone with an elegant state, however, can seem like a futile task with dead ends in every direction. What do you get the man or woman who has everything...
  4. Material of the Month

    Material of the Month | Mother of Pearl

    By William Henry January 27, 2020
    Material of the Month | Mother of Pearl
    https://youtu.be/c0paBrro15U
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    Knives as Art: Pocket Knife Accessories

    By William Henry January 23, 2020
    Knives as Art: Pocket Knife Accessories
    Luxury pocket knives are an object of beauty and function and can be passed down for generations to come. Taking care of your striking work of art requires the best pocket knife accessories and cleaning supplies. Luxury pocket knives can take years to produce. Extend their longevity, form, and utility with these essential pocket knife accessories. Sustaining the Legacy of...
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    Fighting Throwaway Culture: Creating Mainstays In Your Wardrobe

    By William Henry January 23, 2020
    Fighting Throwaway Culture: Creating Mainstays In Your Wardrobe
    Couturiers and designers across the world are facing a throw-away culture that glamorizes fleeting trends and ephemeral designs. In our short-attention-span era, ideas and the products that facilitate our lives have experienced a similar devaluation. Sustainable shopping practices, such as investing in quality pieces that last, can help customers find wardrobe mainstays in a sea of fast-fashion. Fast-fashion commodifies designs...
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    The Art of Working with Ancient Fossils & Precious Metals

    By William Henry January 07, 2020
    The Art of Working with Ancient Fossils & Precious Metals
    Jewelry making is a time-honored tradition that extends back millennia when ancient cultures would use organic materials to make religious and ornamental jewelry. Found materials such as bone, shells, and wood were sculpted and carved into spiritual and mythological shapes and figures, sometimes to ward off evil spirits. Modern-day jewelry artists utilize more than just ordinary material to create remarkable...
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    Legacy Products: How Pocket Knives Become an Extension of Yourself

    By William Henry December 12, 2019
    The classic pocket knife can be an indispensable, stylish, and multi-functional tool for any person. As modern industrialization and urban landscapes have taken over, the need for these versatile blades has waned, but their significance remains. For utility buffs, a durable pocket knife is an essential component for daily living. Whether you are a hunter, fisherman, musician, or corporate CEO...
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    Walking with the Ancients: What it Means to Work with Prehistoric Bone

    By William Henry December 05, 2019
    For millennia, humans walked among prehistoric woolly mammoths in their grassland homelands. These majestic and gargantuan creatures inspired fear, curiosity, and reverence in intrepid hunters and gatherers who bore witness to these massive animals. Ancient depictions of woolly mammoths on etched bone and caves paintings ages ago highlight humanity's innate need for expression, individuality, and creativity. Woolly mammoths, especially, became...
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    Knives as Art: Craftsmanship and Style

    By William Henry November 06, 2019
    Knives as Art: Craftsmanship and Style
    From functional and life-sustaining tools to emblems of strength and style, handcrafted knives have become the quintessential instrument for the modern-day warrior. Behind a luxury knife’s razor-sharp utility and flawless aesthetic lies an enduring tradition of hand-engravers, silversmiths, and other highly-skilled artisans keeping the craft alive.  The advent of laser and machine engraving increased access to these sharp cutting devices...