Benchmade 470-131 Emissary Damascus Blade Knife - $374.93

With the amazing beauty of Damascus steel and finely engraved ivory Micarta, the Benchmade 470-131 Emissary Damascus Blade knife is dressed to the nines-yet offers rugged performance as well. Erasing the line between custom and manufactured, this exquisite collector's knife sets a new standard in knife design. Etched Hakkapella Damasteel blade is made with a costly process of forging and layering a variety of steels; it offers remarkable toughness and edge quality. Modified drop-point, 3 in. blade shape is ideal for a wide range of cutting tasks; it adds strength to the tip and maintains heft along the blade's belly for slicing. Blade features a modified drop-point tip and an ambidextrous thumb-stud opener with an AXIS(R) assist locking mechanism and side safety. Patented AXIS assist makes it easy to open the knife quickly and smoothly with either hand and lock the blade securely into place. Side safety helps ensure the blade remains locked in place until you want open or close it. 3.9 in. closed length makes it easy to carry this knife in your pocket. The Benchmade 470-131 Emissary Damascus Blade knife features a meticulously machined, anodized 7075 aluminum handle with highly detailed, engraved ivory Micarta inlays. - $374.93