Automatic, Damascus Folder with Gold and Black Lip Pearl

Steigerwalt, Ken

Automatic, Damascus Folder with Gold and Black Lip Pearl

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  • SKU: 10942
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Description

Ken Steigerwalt, Automatic Folder; 18K Yellow Gold, Black lip pearl, Damascus

Photography by Eric Eggly

Ken Steigerwalt - I've been building knives full time since 1981. I started out making my first knife on the kitchen table with a vise and some files in 1978 at the age of 15. Ever since then it's been a passion and a journey to build a better knife than the last. I primarily make pocket knives with a lockback or front lock mechanism. I have made many other types of knives and am always willing to try something new. I'm most widely known for carving seashell patterns in the bolsters and handle material called scalloping. This type of carving has become a trademark of my work and makes my knives easily recognizable to collectors who have heard of me. I won 11 Blade show awards in 7 consecutive years from 2002 to 2008 including 2 best folder awards, one best folder of the year, 3 best handle designs. I ended competing at the Blade show in 2008 with wining best fixed blade which won best of show. I have also won best folder at the Plaza Invitational and the Chicago show.

Layaway

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Shipping

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Returns

Please contact us within three days of receipt for a refund of the cost of the knife: studio@farinafinearts.com. Shipping and insurance charges are not refundable. Returns are subject to a 10% restocking fee and credit card or PayPal processing fee. All items must be returned in the same exact condition as it was received and must be shipped fully insured via FedEx. Most custom knives are guaranteed by the makers we represent and most factory knives carry the manufacturer's warranty. We do not guarantee the durability of natural handle materials (such as bone, wood, pearl, etc...) or the reaction of any material to water and air (rust, oxidation, etc.)  If an item needs to be returned due to our error, we may offer a full refund at our discretion. Any condition visible in our product pictures is considered to be disclosed and does not constitute an error or omission on our part.