Chablis 1212

SKU
TW1 1212
The TW1-Chablis is a simply elegant design - we are proud to offer many of the rare and exotic materials of earlier models in this stunning design that combines...
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$595.00
The TW1-Chablis is a simply elegant design - we are proud to offer many of the rare and exotic materials of earlier models in this stunning design that combines superlative function and ease of use with an extremely attractive price. The '1212' features a stunning barrel with coffee beans in ivory acrylic, and accents in stainless steel and Mokume Gane. The pocket clip is set with smoky quartz gemstone.

Features & Specs

  • Twist mechanism
  • Specifications: 
  • Frame: Titanium / stainless steel
    Medallion: black silver
    Accents: mokume gane and stainless steel

Materials & Artistry
Mokume gane

Mokume gane

Mokume gane was developed in the 1600s in Japan, allegedly by an Akita prefecture metalsmith named Denbei Shoami (1651 to 1728). He used the mokume gane technique to dress up samurai swords.
The mokume gane technique involves fusing several layers of different metals, and artistically exposing sections of lower layers. The metal is often made to display a pattern that mimics wood grain. A variety of metals can be used to give different arrays of coloration.
Layers of metal are pressed together and fused with heat. The forged layers are carved to expose lower layers and are then pressed again. The carving and pressing is repeated to develop the pattern. 

Today, some of the finest mokume in the world is made here in the USA, and William Henry is proud to offer a range of this material on our collections. Our mokume is generally made with copper, brass, and nickel silver in either a 45 or 89 layer billet, forged and patterned by hand.

Smoky Quartz

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.

Acrylic

Acrylic

Acrylic resins are a group of related thermoplastic or thermosetting plastic substances derived from acrylic acid
Acrylic resin is extremely weather and scratch proof.  In solid form, the acrylic resin can last for decades, and It does not yellow when exposed to sunlight, even after many years.
William Henry uses innovative acrylic resins with rare and original color compositions.