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Ron Best Custom Knife Fluted, Stippled and Mirror Polished 416 Stainless Steel with 14Kt Gold Inlaid Automatic Lockback Dagger



Custom Knife by: Ronald Best
Photo by: Michael Donato



Ron Best Custom Knife Fluted, Stippled and Mirror Polished 416 Stainless Steel with 14Kt Gold Inlaid Automatic Lockback Dagger. This knife is beautifully carved. There are five “terraces,” or levels, before you get to the top level of the surface of this handle. Each of those “terraces” was cut by hammer, chisels, files and sandpaper. They were not machined in. There is no CNC at work here. It is the result of a great deal of time and painstaking effort on the part of a truly gifted artist and craftsman.

The two levels carved into each of the Damascus inlays were created the same way. The overall effect is stunning. This quick firing automatic has eight large carved 14Kt Gold inlays in total. Even the blade is inlaid! This is a knife that truly deserves the title of Art Knife.


Blade Length: 4 5/16"
OverallLength: 9 13/16"
Closed Length: 5 7/8"
Weight: N / A
Blade Steel: Damasteel with 14Kt Gold Inlays
Frame Material: Fluted, Stippled and Mirror Polished 416 Stainless Steel
Scale Material: 14 Kt Gold, Amber, Fluted Damasteel Damascus
Locking Mechanism: Lockback


List Price: $7,800.00
Item #5508