Explorer Damascus Steel Survival Knife

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The dictionary says an explorer is a person who explores and travels to unfamiliar areas. We named our lightweight Damascus steel survival knife in honor of all explorers. Their perseverance and determination have conquered endless oceans and mountains. 

The Explorer Damascus Steel Survival Knife comes wrapped with a paracord handle. Paracord is ideal as you can re-wrap the handle and place additional items survival items in the handle. Perhaps you want to add a piece of flint, matches, fishing line, etc. It makes it incredibly versatile. A large finger groove is designed to give you plenty of control over the blade, even while wearing gloves. This survival knife will be incredibly useful, whether for everyday use or in your survival pack. 

Explorer Damascus Steel Survival Knife Specifications:

  • Overall Length: 8”
  • Handle Length: 5”
  • Blade Length: 3”
  • Blade Material: Damascus Steel 1095 and 15n20
  • Damascus Pattern: Twist
  • Number of Layers: 256
  • Blade Thickness: .125"
  • Handle Material: Paracord
  • Includes a full-grain leather sheath with belt loop and wood presentation box

Please note: Each knife is handmade from natural materials. There will be some variation in color, steel pattern and overall look. The knife you receive will have the same attention to quality and detail as the one pictured but may differ slightly in appearance.

Care Instructions:

1095 steel is high-carbon steel and will rust if not dried and oiled after use. Hand wash only with soap and hot water. Dry completely before oiling.

About Forseti Steel:

The secret to forging authentic Damascus steel knives has long been lost, but Forseti Steel stays as true to the tradition as they can by commissioning smiths with Damascus ancestry to hand-make all of their blades. The artists behind the enamoring water-like patterns of folded and pounded steel have all learned their skills and techniques from the generations that worked the metals before them.

In addition to paying tribute to the Damascus practice in technique and appearance, Forseti Steel shows its respect for history's heroes, legends, and characters with their knives' names. The 9", walnut-handled Sentinel, for example, honors the Sentinels who stand guard at the Tomb of the Unknowns in Arlington.