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Let's Go Brandin'

by Vella, Kelly Vermeer, Carter, Alice

SKU 1073362

Date Added 07/09/2024

# Available 1

Price $5,725.00


This Takedown Bowie by Journeyman Smith Kelly Vermeer Vella features a "Riptide" pattern Damascus blade with a nearly sharpened top edge, .202" blade stock and 1.625" blade depth, hidden/frame tang construction. The handle has a blued steel forged penny guard, blued steel scales forge welded to the Damascus frame, blued steel tang nut with gold inlaid engraving. The guard and handle are engraved with 24k gold inlays by Alice Carter. The theme of the knife is Famous Brands from Western States. Comes with a beautiful wood and forged steel stand with a magnetic fitting, and a legend of the brands and which state they represent. Comes with a zippered case and COA. New from maker!


Product Details

Blade Length 8.125

Overall Length 13

Weight (oz) 20.3

Source From maker

Additional Specs

Knife Type Has Sheath, Hidden Tang, Mortise Tang

Blade Material Damascus

Blade Details Clip Point, Recurve

Handle Material Metallic

Other Details Engraved

About the Maker

Vella, Kelly Vermeer

Kelly is a journeyman Smith in the ABS. She is a veteran of the farrier and blacksmithing trade, as well as horse shoeing competitions. In 1997, she placed fourth in the world and made the American Farrier Team in 1998.

Carter, Alice

Master Engraver