van Zyl, De Wet

De Wet van Zyl is a bladesmith/custom knife maker from Durban, South Africa. He started making knives in 2005, and spent two years apprenticing with master bladesmiths Kevin and Heather Harvey at Heavin Forge in Belfast, Mpumalanga before opening Darkwing Blades in April 2009. He was named as a ""Maker to Watch"" by Blade Magazine and won three awards at the Durban Easter Knife Show in 2008. His appearance at the 2010 Easter Show was similarly successful, going away with ""Best Fighter"" and ""Best Dagger"". In 2011, he won ""Best Boot Dagger"" and ""Best Art Fixed Blade"". On 2/8/19 he was presented the Nick Grabe Trophy and Best New Maker by the Southern Africa Knifemakers Guild. Also an award of excellence in the Culinary Knives category by the Southern Africa Knife Makers Guile.

7 Items

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  1. Damascus Fighter
    Damascus Fighter
    By: van Zyl, De Wet
    Date Added: 09/25/19
    Price: $500.00 Sale Price: $400.00
  2. Damascus Utility
    Damascus Utility
    By: van Zyl, De Wet
    Date Added: 09/25/19
    Price: $500.00 Sale Price: $360.00
  3. Utility Knife
    Utility Knife
    By: van Zyl, De Wet
    Date Added: 01/23/17
    Price: $650.00 Sale Price: $450.00
  4. Utility
    Utility
    By: van Zyl, De Wet
    Date Added: 09/15/16
    Price: $400.00 Sale Price: $375.00
  5. Skinner
    Skinner
    By: van Zyl, De Wet
    Date Added: 01/02/13
    Price: $300.00
  6. Utility
    Utility
    By: van Zyl, De Wet
    Date Added: 07/13/12
    Price: $250.00
  7. Skinner
    Skinner
    By: van Zyl, De Wet
    Price: $300.00 Sale Price: $245.00

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