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Random Pattern Damascus Steel
Bear MGC
Scrimshaw
Lockback
Folding
Knives
5 Inch Closed

Random Pattern Damascus SteelBear MGCScrimshaw LockbackFoldingKnives5 Inch Closed
Item#K128-BEAR/DAM/SINGLEBLADE/LKBK
$305.00
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Product Description


5 inch Closed with
4 Inch Upswept Blade - $305.00

With Vertical Leather Belt Sheath or Zippered Collector's Pouch

"When a workman knows the use of his tools, he can make a door, as well as a window." George Eliot

Forged and layered Damascus Steel is known the world over as the best steel for knife and sword blades. Layers of hard and softer high carbon steel are forged together by Bear MGC, now one of Americas's most collectible knifemakers, (now Bear and Son Cutlery) to produce the Damascus steel for this single-bladed lockback folder. Beautiful and distinctively-Damascus patterns on the blade are produced by acid etching after forging. Damascus blades got their name because the patterns on the steel resembled the patterns in the damask cloth also being made in Damascus. (When you look at a Damascus blade under a microscope, you see tiny saw-tooth carbides, which allow the blade to cut - even when it feels dull to the touch!)

This handy folder with nickel-silver bosters and brass liner is 5 inch closed Hunter Lockback with a 4 inch upswept blade!

This is an heirloom treasure that will be proudly handed down through coming generations.

Choose a scrimshaw etching as shown below, or add another hand scrimshawed picture (animal, mermaid, or your own boat) for a small extra charge. (Just email or snail mail us a picture.) Of course, it comes with free scrimshaw personalization - up to 7 letters.

Included also is your choice of a genuine leather vertical belt sheath or soft zippered collector's case.

Upswept blade shown with Medium Light Fossil Walrus Ivory, with some Crystalline.


Below are the available colors of our fossil ivories. Our high quality fossilized ivories have been reclaimed from the ground after sharing the earth for up to 30 millennia! Even after all this time, Fossil Ivory remains warm and sensuous organic ivory; it is not petrified. It has developed its beautiful colors by taking up minerals from the earth and these colors are impossible to match in any contemporary ivories by modern processes.

Fossil Ivory Colors

Fossil Ivory Colors



Fossil Ivory Colors

Scrimshaw Design Options


These are our regular
Scrimshaw Design Etchings.
In addition to these designs,
as an added option,
you may send us a
picture of your choice
for a
commission price quote.




We Use No Elephant Ivory, Nor Contemporary Ivories of Any Kind.
Every piece of Sperm Whale Ivory we sell, is registered with the Department of Commerce, and comes with a Department of Commerce registration number.


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Don't see exactly what you want? We also do commission pieces. Need a really special holiday or other gift? From jewelry, buttons (knitters take note!), knives, fountain pens, corkscrews, pistol grips, ball point pens and mechanical pencils, desk accessories, Fossil Ivory ship models, ship half hulls, Nantucket and Lightship Baskets, to custom whole Sperm Whale Teeth or whole Walrus Tusks. We handcraft fossil ivory sailing/nautical trophies to order. We will handcraft and even personalize any piece with a scrimshawed name, initials or design of your choice. Imagine an etching of your own boat [power or sail] on any of our pieces for a completely unique and personalized treasure or gift! (Our website is not large enough to show all of the different pieces we have made to order!) Just email us at studio@ancientivories.com and let us know your needs!

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