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Home Products Kawakura Tanto

Kawakura Tanto

by Matsuda, Kiku, Starlingear, Marsh, Jade

SKU 184437

Date Added 05/30/2017

# Available This product is out of stock

Original price $750.00

Price $495.00

Overview

This Kawakura Tanto by Kiku Matsuda features an swept blade, .193" blade stock and 1.134" blade depth. Has cord wrapped handle over stingray skin. Comes with kydex sheath with IWB belt loop. Excellent condition. Comes with Starlingear bead made by Jade Marsh. Blade Steel: OU-31 Super Gold

Product Details

Blade Length 5.5

Overall Length 10

Weight (oz) 4

Source Previously owned

Additional Specs

Knife Type Has Sheath, Hidden Tang

Blade Material Other

Blade Details Upswept/Trailing

Handle Material Leather & Skins, Wrapped

About the Maker

Matsuda, Kiku

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
Starlingear

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.

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