MONARCH OAHU

 
 

$975

Available at our Columbia location

Edition of 500 Pieces

‘Wave’ mokume gane, inlaid with curly koa wood. The blade is ‘Copper Wave’ damascus steel with an extra strong core in VG-5; the one-hand button lock and the thumb stud are set with spessartite. The Monarch is a simple design that is easy on the eye and effortless in the hand; the elegant shape of the handle on this design is also an ideal canvas to showcase fine hand-engraving or exotic materials. The ‘Oahu’ features the rich and unique synthesis between function, exotic materials, and the superlative artistry that is the hallmark of William Henry’s collection.

FEATURES & SPECS

  • One-hand button lock system
  • Leather carrying Clipcase™
  • Shipped in an elegant wood presentation box

Dimensions:

  • Blade 2.63″ (66.8mm)
  • Handle 3.58″ (90.9mm)
  • Overall open 6.00″ (152.4mm)
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Description

‘COPPER WAVE’ DAMASCUS

This beautiful William Henry exclusive blade steel (patent pending) incorporates copper and stainless steel into a 45 layer Wave Damascus that features a core of VG-5 stainless steel. This steel attains a hardness of HRC 59, excellent by any standards, at the cutting edge.

WAVE MOKUME

Wave Mokume is another William Henry exclusive material (patent pending) that fuses traditional metal forging with modern fabricating technology. This alloy features copper, stainless steel, and pure iron in a 55 layer billet patterned with our undulating Wave. When highly polished and heat colored, the iron layers take on deep browns, purples, or blues according to temperature and quenching technique.

CURLY KOA

Koa is a fabled tree, and wood, sourced responsibly from the Hawaiian islands. It is reddish brown in color, takes a beautiful polish, and can occasionally offer very fine figuring/curl and chattoyance. William Henry uses only the highest grade of figured Koa (as available) for our work, resin-stabilized for durability.

SPESSARTITE

Spessartite is an orange to red-brown gemstone that belongs to the large and varied garnet species. While it was once just a collector’s gem, spessartite, an orange variety of garnet, made its move into the mainstream during the 1990s when new deposits were discovered in Africa.
Like most garnets, spessartite is typically untreated, so the beautiful color and clarity that you see in them is just as nature created it. Spessartite garnet is named after its first discovery in Spessart, Bavaria, in the mid 1800’s.

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