Scrimshaw Ship and Lighthouse Kershaw 1600 Chive Speedsafe Assisted Opening Pocket Knife. Kershaw, Etched
It has a lock blade and is a useful pocket knife. The artwork was originally hand etched by linda layden. The dimensions of the kershaw 1600 chive pocket knife with the blade closed are 2.95″ x 0.92″ x 0.53. The blade itself is approximately 1.9″ making the width of the knife with an open blade 4.85″. The sku is nc 1600 – 406. Linda layden has been making beautiful works of art in the scrimshaw field for over 40 years. Originally a hobby that became a full time job. Her work can be found in gift shops, galleries and museums across the world. It is a bead-blasted 1. 9 high-performance blade made of 420hc steel offers good edge retention and excellent corrosion resistance. With a matching stainless steel handle is resistant to corrosion and also finished with a non-reflective matte bead-blasted finish. The acrylic resin is placed on top of the handle. Handle features speedsafe assisted opening, secure frame lock, tip-lock slider and convenient single-position pocket clip. Capable of everyday cutting tasks at home or at work such as cutting zip-ties, stripping small wire, slicing fruit and removing staples. Perfect for everyday carry in a pocket, purse, backpack, briefcase, on a belt or around the neck with the handle’s predrilled lanyard hole. The resin scrimshaw piece is originally hand etched on corian. We make a mold of the original piece and do an open cast pour of our resin mixture. The pieces are removed from the mold and sanded and inked. We believe that serving nature is one of the commissions that we as humans have been given here on earth. We wish to lend our resources to those charged with protecting elephants from poaching for their ivory. On a monthly basis we donate to organizations whose purpose to protect the elephants and other species throughout the planet. With the majority of incoming funds going back to saving the elephants. Hand etched acrylic resin scrimshaw. Originally hand etched in the usa. Save the elephant collection. This item is made of acrylic resin and ink, stainless steel.