Saturday, January 7, 2017

Forgotten #2 by Brian Chovanec

This unique and beautiful work of art is from Brian Chovanec.  This piece is "Forgotten #2", the back story on the naming of this piece has to do with memories now forgotten and symbolicly covered with cobwebs.  This knife features a blade of 52100 steel (used in ball bearings and such) at a 60 HRC (rockwell hardness) hand rubbed satin finish to 2k grit, flat ground hidden tang construction, hand sanded to 2k grid, flat ground with a zero secondary bevel ,convex edge, stippled and blued flats for contrast, the guard and pommel are Damascus, spacers are copper, the handle is hand carved stag inlayed with bronze wire and shredded sterling silver background.

Brian lives in Slovakia and is an Australian expat. The knife, as are all his works, is 100% handmade (handheld tools only), an original one of a kind with no repeats