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Gallonado bone and silver finish knife with damascus blade

Gallonado bone and silver finish knife with damascus blade

The hilt, with two colors, is made of gallonado horse bone with sterling silver finish, Damascus blade forged to remain unaltered for decades given its great hardness and metallic composition. The rawhide sheath with leather strap finishes gives it a local gaucho air.

$800

A knife with a scalloped horse bone hilt.

The damascus steel blade is 16 cm long.

The sheath is cow leather with seams along the edges. To obtain the desired texture of the leather a manually rubbed. This work consists of rolling up the leather and beating it with the exact force to avoid damaging it.

The scalloping on the bone is made by hand with a file. It is finished with silver caps with a floral motif design.

It is finished with silver caps with a floral motif design.

Details

Blade

The damascus steel blade is 16 cm long.

Hilt

A knife with a scalloped horse bone hilt.

Artisan: Ignacio Labala

He was born on December 15th, 1976 in Tandil, Buenos Aires. He discovered his craft when he was 11, thanks to his maternal grandfather. He met many specialists that braided thin strips of rawhide in Ayacucho who enriched his expertise. He prepares his own raw materials with an artisanal process to treat the leather avoiding the use of chemicals. Since 2001 he participates in the “Tether Room” of the Sociedad Rural Argentina show in Palermo. In 2018 he participated in this show as a member of the jury. Several of his works have been exhibited in Argentina and Brazil.