Ancient swords crafted in the Middle East were made from it, and the curved and flowing designs and patterns forged into the blade made them very distinctive. Modern knifemakers have found that the same material, Damascus steel, which worked so well in the swords from centuries past is still the basis for a really sturdy and aesthetically pleasing knife today. KnifeArt has a large inventory of Damascus knives from a long list of brand names with a sterling reputation for quality and reliability.
The Damascus line at KnifeArt includes tools from such brand names as Emerson, Chris Reeve, Darrel Ralph
, Dwayne Dwyer, LionSteel, Spartan Blades
, William Henry and more. For many knife users and knife collectors, the blade is the thing. But, while the sharpness and performance of the blade is vital to any knife, a handle The Chris Reeve Small Sebenza
21 Stainless Ladder Damascus with Gabon Ebony Inlay not only provides you with an anodized titanium thumb-stud opener, hollow blade grinds and a 3-inch blade, but this 2.6-ounce Sebenza 21 also has a highly attractive handle made of satin finished flats with premium Gabon Ebony inlays, giving the knife a strikingly handsome appearance. The knife also includes a titanium pocket clip that is mounted for carrying the knife tip up. The William Henry B09 Triassic Kestrel Dinosaur Bone Damascus Folding Knife is a limited edition offering with a stainless Typhoon Pattern Damascus blade design by Rob Thomas. The Exclusive Winkler Damascus Belt Knife has a 4 1/2-inch blade with Damascus hand-forged by Brad Vice. For something more economical that retains the special appeal of Damascus, the LionSteel SR2 Lizard Pattern Damascus Folding Knife's 3 1/8-inch blade boasts a lizard pattern forged by Chad Nichols.
Most of these fine Damascus knives can be ordered from KnifeArt with free shipping, and many are limited edition collector's items that come with their own certificate and wood presentation box.