William Henry Kestrel Starship Pocket Knife

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Kestrel 'Starship', 'Hornets Nest' Damascus steel, luxury knife with black carbon fiber scale inlays, a 24K gold Koftgari frame, and black spinel gemstones. Limited edition of only 100 pieces.

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  • Exotic Luxury William Henry Pocket Knife
  • Exclusive Mid-Size 'Kestrel' Design
  • Hand-Forged 'Hornets Nest' Damascus Steel Blade
  • Blade Hand-Forged by Damascus Steel Expert Mike Norris
  • Ancient 24k Gold Koftgari Frame
  • Black-lip Mother of Pearl Scale Inlays
  • Glassy Black Spinel Gemstome Inlays
  • One-Hand Button Lock System
  • Limited Edition of Only 100 Pieces

The Kestrel 'Starship' is a highly exclusive and sought-after knives. Its frame is 24k Gold Koftgari, made from the ancient Indian technique of inlaying gold in steel, with gold and silver stars set against a black background. This knife features high-tech, jet black carbon fiber scale inlays. The blade is hand-forged 'Hornets Nest' Damascus steel, made from an ancient technique of layering steel on top of itself to make it stronger. Finally, the one-hand button lock and the thumb stud are set with glassy black spinel gemstones.

The Kestrel is a compact and versatile folding knife that works and presents beautifully in any situation; the design, which offers a deep finger groove where the handle meets the blade, makes this knife remarkably comfortable in the hand while being very small and easy to carry. This knife is shipped in an elegant William Henry wood presentation box, and it includes a pocket clip-case made from soft, genuine leather, with an integrated stainless steel pocket clip.

All handmade items are unique and may have a slight variation in appearance.



Handmade: Yes
Materials: Steel, 24K Gold, Carbon Fiber, Spinel
Blade Length: 2.13" (54.1mm)
Handle Length: 2.88" (73.1mm)
Overall Length: 5" (127mm)
Locking Mechanism: One-Hand Button Lock
Manufactured: By Hand in McMinville, Oregon



Knife can be sharpened using conventional methods—do not use an electric sharpener. Sharpening angle should range between 18 and 22 degrees. Alternatively, knives can be sent to William Henry for expert sharpening.



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  • It's within 60 days of your order.
  • The product is in new condition.

William Henry produces award-winning knives and accessories. Founded in 1997 in Oregon, the company and its artisans are known for their heirloom quality pieces. They use state-of-the-art alloys, natural materials, precious metals and gemstones. Each model is made in extremely limited quantities, using a range of exquisite techniques both cutting edge and traditional.


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