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John W. Smith Custom Knife Sunburst Pattern Black Lip Tahitian Pearl Shell, Mother of Pearl Shell & 18Kt Gold Interframe Linerlock Dagger



Custom Knife by: John W. Smith
Photo by: Michael Donato



John W. Smith Custom Knife Sunburst Pattern Black Lip Tahitian Pearl Shell, Mother of Pearl Shell & 18Kt Gold Interframe Linerlock Dagger. John W. Smith resides in West Liberty, Kentucky. He is a member of the “Art Knife Invitational”, a select group of 25 of the best knife makers in the world. John has has been making custom knives since 1993.

John W. Smith is the sole author of this masterpiece. He has hand forged the Damascus blade and frame for this knife. John has inlaid 24K gold accents throughout. The Sunburst pattern has been created by alternating Black Lip Tahitian Pearl Shell with Mother of Pearl Shell and separated each with 18K gold inlays. This art dagger is finished with an 18K gold bail, 18K gold thumb stud with a bezel set diamond. When you open one his knives, they open with accuracy and effortlessly. John was a full-time maker and has knives placed in some of the world’s finest collections. John is currently retired and no longer making custom knives.


Blade Length: 3 9/16"
OverallLength: 8 3/8"
Closed Length: 4 7/8"
Blade Steel: Blued Sole Authorship Damascus with 24 Kt Gold Inlays
Frame Material: Blued Sole Authorship Damascus with 24Kt Gold Inlays
Scale Material: Sunburst Pattern Black Lip Tahitian Pearl Shell, Mother of Pearl Shell & 18Kt Gold Inlays
Locking Mechanism: Linerlock


List Price: $11,500.00
Item #4759