A knife like a poetic landscape.
There are delphiniums growing in my garden whose dazzlingly blue flowers follow closely on the heels of winter’s chill. The flowers are modeled, then sculpted, wearing golden cheesecloths on a little bed of moss, accompanied by a damascus in which the snow seems to be melting…
Damascus of 1200 layers in sandwich steel, sculpted ivory, gold.
120 pieces for the handle, a blade in optical damascus steel, which is another variant of the organic damascus steels, the alliance of the point and the line, a pure contrast for a thoroughbred Nordic knife.
Damascus steel Hop 2, ivory, steel, beryllium bronze.
Somewhere between ancient and very modern, this stiletto entails a lot of technical difficulty for such a simple object to look at. With a blade that wishes to imitate water, a geometric handle with two inserts of highly visual damascus steel, it represents a combination in the form of a “habaki”…
Blade in 6-layer damascus steel and added cutting edges, steel 316 L, damascus steel points.
A garter dagger? In any case, a dagger with a lot of character… A succession of sequences that I will fully explore later.
Making a dagger that doesn’t look like anything recognizable is infinitely difficult…
The delicate Zarathoustra dagger will give rise shortly to this dagger in one piece.
Mosaic damascus steel, gold.
The Persian knives are, to me, one of the highest expressions of cutlery. At once refined, elegant and simple in form, these knives remain an important lesson in mastery. These two were designed from the stylized shapes of the arum and the lily…
Steel, ivory and ebony, mosaic damascus steel.
My version of a Nordic knife.
Random pattern damascus steel, amourette (marrow bone), mammoth ivory, Lapis lazuli, silver.