AmerRuss --- J. D. Smith & Joseph Shnayder --- Damascus Serpent Dagger in Jeweled Silver Sheath
Guns International #: 100287190 Seller's Inventory #:
Category: Knives - Custom - Knives
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Seller: Hallowell & Co.
Company: Hallowell & Co.
Member Since: 3/16/07
First Name: Morris
Last Name: Hallowell
Country: United States
Phone: (406) 222-4770
Fax: (406) 222-4792
Number of Active Listings: 182
Total Number of Listings: 1072
Seller: FFL Dealer
Return Policy: 3 day inspection and return policy on used guns.
from arrival at receiving transfer dealer's location.
Payment Types Accepted: Bank checks & wire transfers; Personal & company checks after a week to clear.
AmerRuss --- Being a collaboration between ABS master bladesmith, J D Smith, and jeweler, Joseph Shnayder, this extraordinary work of art starts with 15N20 and 1084 steels forged to shape into a 7 1/2 inch, double-edged blade of finely and intricately patterned damascus. Three-dimensionally carved and sculpted damascus quillion and pommel. Carved diamond-pattern African blackwood grip with solid silver mounts encrusted with brilliant-cut diamonds and cabochon garnets. Hand wrought sheath of solid silver being pairs of intertwined serpents on each side, each with ruby eyes and bordered with acanthus-engraved edges, studded with diamonds at each intersection. Cabochon garnets at tip. Overall length: 14 inches. Materials used, as listed by the makers, include Blade: 15N20, 1084 steels, and modified "Turkish ribbon" core, high density "WS" edges. Silver: 11.29 oz. Rubies: 8 round faceted, 0.64 carats total. Diamonds: 159 round brilliant, 6.43 carats total. Garnets: 6 pear-shaped Mozambique cabochon. Handle: African blackwood. In red velvet, satin and tan leather-lined case. Completed in 2011 and in new condition.