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"Orion" obverse side view in 440C high chromium stainless steel blade, hand-engraved 304 stainless steel bolsters, Rio Grande Agate gemstone  handle, hand-carved leather sheath inlaid with frog skin
"Orion"

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The Horseman

The "Horseman" in 440C  high chromium stainless steel blade, hand-engraved nickel silver bolsters, Mahogany Obsidian gemstone handle, basket weave tooled cross draw leather sheath
The "Horseman"

An older/early knife, this knife pattern was originally designed by input from a busy rancher, who spent a good piece of his day in a saddle. The design is clean and lean, with a fairly straightforward blade and handle shape, and makes for a good all around working and utility knife. The drop point is easy to sheath, the handle can be gripped in a variety of ways. The blade is about four inches so is very practical. One of the nice features suited to horsemen is the sheath which is cross draw style and is usually carried on the left side with the cutting edge up. This is because the rider would not wish to have the cutting edge facing his thigh or expensive saddle should the ride become violent and the knife need to be pulled to sever a line.

This version of the Horseman has a hollow ground 440C high chromium stainless steel blade, hand-engraved nickel silver bolsters, Mahogany Obsidian gemstone handle scales, full filework, fully tapered tang, and a 9-10 oz. leather shoulder, hand-stamped basket weave leather cross draw sheath.

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"The Horseman" rancer's, rider's knife, reverse side view. Note custom etching symbol for iron, the name of the horse. "The Horseman" spine edgework, filework detail. Full and accurate filework extends down the tapered tang The "Horseman" reverse side handle detail. Mahogany Obsidian is glassy and looks like wood grain The "Horseman" sheathed view. Sheath is made for riding, is cross draw, tight and comfortable

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