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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"

New Materials

For knife blades, handles, sheaths, cases, and display stands

Please note: I do not sell material; quite the opposite, I purchase rare and unusual materials to use in my knife creation projects. If you have materials that are rare and durable, I may be interested in purchasing or trading for them!

Thanks!
Jay

I continually acquire new materials for knives. I'm always on the lookout for gemstone, exotic and domestic woods, sheath material and exotic skins, knife blade, stand, and knife case material. From time to time, I try to come up with new and exciting items for use in my projects, and available for use in custom knives for my clients. Some materials are more conventional, but all are beautiful and interesting in their own way. That is one of the most exciting things about this career, and I love to share my fascination of these materials with my clients and knife aficionados.

Malachite Gemstone rough, before slabbing
Rough Malachite Gemstone

If you have or know of sources for rare and exotic materials, either domestic or imported, please don't hesitate to contact me! I've been known to trade money toward knives and art projects for a client's investment of unique materials, sometimes complete knives can be trade for really special stuff.

I'll update this list when I receive new materials, but that doesn't guarantee that I'll have enough for every particular request. Just like with the rest of my material supply and inventory, we'll have to go on a case by case basis.

Some of the materials have pictures available of either similar pieces of the same type of material, or the material itself. They are linked in blue to those pictures. Of course, if the material is already on a finished knife, the new bulk material may vary in appearance.

Finished Malachite gemstone on knife handle
Finished and Polished Congo Malachite Gemstone Knife Handle

These are by no means the complete inventory of what I have available, just the latest in acquisitions. I literally have hundreds of gemstone, wood, and metallic materials on hand ready for custom and inventory projects. Please do contact me if you want more information on using any of these or any other materials for your custom knife projects you would like me to create for you!

Turquoise rough from Cananea, Mexico
Turquoise rough from Cananea, Mexico

Metals for Blades and Fittings Gemstones for Handles Woods for Handles, Stands Manmade Materials and Exotic Skins, Leathers
Various Stainless damascus Bulico Jasper Apple Burgundy Tough Ceramic
Mokume gane (copper, nickel silver, silver) Munjina Pecan Light Gray Tough Ceramic
CPMS90V Blade Steel Zebra Jasper Cherry Blue Tough Ceramic
CPMS35VN Petrified Palm Wood, finely figured, white, gray, tan, brown Gaboon Ebony Ray skin: red, blue, black, natural, brown, tan
  Seraphinite (clinichlore) Lignum Vitae Elephant hide
  Lightning Jasper Australian Blackwood Brown Lizard skins
Australian Green Jasper Black Palm Wood, highly figured Black caiman skins
  Wavy Australian Tiger Iron Olive, Figured Black alligator skins
  Dalmatian Jasper Madagascar Rosewood Shark Skin
Kambaba Jasper Osage Orange (Bois'de arc) Ostrich, emu legs and skins
Picasso Jasper River Gum Burl Eucalyptus Frog Skins
Brazilian Agate Big Leaf Maple Burl Polar Digital Camo Kydex
Burro Creek Agate Mora Woodland Digital Camo Kydex
  Blue Streak Tiger Eye from South Africa Amboyna Burl Desert Digital Camo Kydex
  Dover Flint Black and White Ebony Python skin
  Ribbon Rock Jasper Royal Ebony  
  Atlantisite (magnesium chromate) Jobillo  
  Red/White Brecciated Agate Pink Ivory  
  Midnight Blue Tigereye Coolibah Eucalyptus Burl  
  Astrophyllite (Russia) Quilted/Curly Eucalyptus  
  Ruby in Fuschite (India) Chico Zapote  
  Turquoise Rough from Cananea, Mexico Red Gum Burl  
  Shattuckite, Chrysocolla, Quartz from Ajo, Arizona Spalted Tamarind  
  Blue Willow Sodalite from Brazil Quebracho (Argentina)  
  Silver Leaf Serpentine from Brazil    
  Black Plume Moss Agate from Texas    

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