Just finished up these matching viking knives for a customer in Gothenburg! One medium sized belt knife and one small fibula knife for his significant other!
Knife handles in 5500 year old Irish bog oak with wire wrap, bolsters and draw ring in brass. Sheath mounts in brass, step shaped filings with tinned copper plate underlay. All brass rivets. Full grain vegetable-tanned leather sheaths, cuir bouilli treated. One point suspensions with cast brass rings. Pattern welded blades in 60SGH/1060 from Kuźnia Berta.
Fibula knife total length 125 mm, blade length 50 mm.
Belt knife total length 220 mm, blade length 110 mm.
Bog oak and horn handle. The horn is a piece of moose horn coronet from Arvidsjaur and the bok oak is from Gotska Sandön, a island in the Baltic Sea. Draw ring, brass rivets. Pattern welded blade in 60SGH/1060 from Kuźnia Berta. Total length 335 mm, blade length 200 mm.
The sheath is made from cuir bouilli treated full grain vegetable-tanned leather. Two point suspension with cast brass rings and strap mounts. Sheath mounts in brass, step shaped filings with tinned copper plate underlay. All brass rivets.
Just finished up this small fibula knife for a special 9-year-old that saved up and ordered all by herself. Respect!
I tried to give her something to be proud of with some 5000 year old Irish bog oak handle with brass bolsters and draw ring. Deep red beeswax treated leather sheath with brass fittings. Step shaped filings with 830-silver underlay.