Blade Length 5.5
Overall Length 10
Weight (oz) 4
Source Previously owned
Knife Type Has Sheath, Hidden Tang
Blade Material Other
Blade Details Upswept/Trailing
Handle Material Leather & Skins, Wrapped
About the Maker
Kikuo Matsuda was born in Seki-City, Japan in 1952. He is a knife artist, specializing in handmade knives. He Has been making knives for more than 40 years. He became a world-class artist and created his own great brand, called “Hamaguri-Ba“. This in an ancient Japanese art word for Japanese sword, A convex cross-section blade shape, which has a gentle curve from the blade edge to the back.
Starlingear designs are the creation of artist, Ryk Maverick. He has designed necklaces, rings, beads, bracelets, pendants and even the occasional motorcycle shifter knobs. Common materials used in Starlingear items are obviously sterling silver but include bronze, copper, aluminum, steel and even titanium. The classic polished look is the most common finish but Maverick has recently been experimenting with distressed finishes and heat coloring to bring a uniqueness to his imaginative designs. All of Starlingear products come with a signed certificate of authenticity and the appropriate makers marks - all guaranteed new products direct from Starlingear. Starlingear is proudly handmade in the USA.