First hunting knife of this batch is out of the gate and running hard! I’m really liking this marble bolster, I took a chance and it sure payed off. #knife #knives #knifeporn #knifemaking #edc #campknife #huntingknife #hamon #1095 #handmade #madeinphilly #madeinusa
- Dated: 19th century
- Medium: iron and silver with bone, turquoise, leather and brass
- Measurements: overall - l:79.40 cm (l:31 1/4 inches). Blade - l:66.70 cm (l:26 1/4 inches)
what a fuckin beaut
Burials at Sunghir, Russia
- 26,000 years old.
- 1 man, approx. 60 yo
- 2 adolescents. ~12/13 yo boy and 9-10 yo girl.
- 13,000 ivory beads.
- Mammoth tusk spears.
- Beads would take approx. 1 hour to make. 1000s of man hours over months or years,
- Adult also buried with 24 polished mammoth ivory bracelets,
Illustration © Libor Balák