1075 and 1018 in house forged san mai construction. A study in embellishment through hand techniques; raided and flush fine silver (.999) inlays and koftgari/nunome zogan overlays. The concept came from the Greek Maenads, the all female cult of Dionysus, hence the grape leaves and cluster set with genuine amethyst (the stone most associated with the god of wine) and rhodalite garnets for the impression of ripening grapes. The handle is hand selected walnut scale with a traditional frame of hand cast and forge bronze strip. Wood core scabbard with hand tooled and dyed grape vines and leaves and belt attachment.
Blade is 8 1/2 in long. Overall is 14 in long and 12.4 oz.
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