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"Ari B'Lilah" counterterrorism, combat knife, obverse side view in ATS-34 high molybdenum stainless steel blade, 304 stainless steel bolsters, G10 fiberglass/epoxy composite handle, hybrid tension-locking sheath in kydex, anodized aluminum, stainless steel, HULA, UBLX in polypropylene, polyester
"Ari B'Lilah" Counterterrorism Knife

Aurora

"Aurora" (Obverse View) 440C stainless steel blade, hand-engraved 304 stainless steel bolsters, Dumortierite Gemstone handle, gray lizard skin inlaid in leather sheath
Aurora

(Older/Early Work)

  • Size: Length overall: 7.4" (18.8 cm), Blade Length: 3.25" (8.3 cm), Thickness: .1875" (.48 cm)
  • Weight: Blade: 5.6 oz. Sheath: 3.2 oz.
  • Blade: 440C High Chromium Stainless Tool Steel, Hardened and Tempered to Rockwell C59, mirror polished
  • Fittings/Bolsters: 304 Stainless Steel, mirror polished, hand-engraved
  • Handle: Polished Dumortierite Gemstone
  • Sheath: Gray Lizard Skin Inlaid in Hand-Carved 9-10 oz. Leather Shoulder
  • Knife: "Aurora" is a great knife, a stout, yet comfortable work of edged art. I made the drop-point blade from 440C high chromium stainless tool steel, hollow ground and mirror polished for the greatest service and longevity. The blade has a thick spine, made from 3/16" stock, for great strength and substance. I've fileworked and intense pattern on the spine, my close "heterodyne" pattern, with over 400 hand-cuts on this particular knife! The tang is fully tapered, and two pairs of dovetailed bolsters are mounted, made of 304 high nickel, high chromium stainless steel, chosen for its absolute longevity and beauty. I've hand-engraved a clean, light, and simple leaf and scroll pattern on them. They secure a pair of Dumortierite gemstone handle scales, a tough purple gem with tiny bits of rusty red and spidery veins running throughout, for a very ancient look. The handle has enough mass to counter the lighter blade for great control, and it's large enough between the quillions for four fingers and a comfortable, secure grip.
  • Sheath: The sheath I made for this knife is hand-carved and tooled, a deep purple-black case made from 9-10 oz. leather shoulder, with six teardrop inlays of gray Teju lizard skin. It's hand-stitched with polyester sinew, lacquered and sealed.

Thanks, J. P. !

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"Aurora" (Reverse View) Note full tooling on rear of sheath with inlay of lizard skin "Aurora" Edgework, filework detail. Intense "heterodyne" pattern, over 400 file cuts on knife. "Aurora" inside edgework, filework detail. Note fully tapered tang, bolster and scale dovetails "Aurora" Obverse handle side details. Beautiful Dumortierite Gemstone handle "Aurora" Reverse side handle detail. Light clean engraving on 304 stainless steel bolsters "Aurora" sheathed detail. Note rear hawk's bill quillion for easy sheath extraction.

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