A piece of gem-grade jade was meticulously drilled for the handle of this Myanmar princess.
- OAL: 10 3/4" BL: 5 5/8"
- Rockwell Hardness C 59
- HCK banded Damascus Blade 1084 & 15N20 O1 Core
- Solid HCK Damascus bolsters and pommel
- Gem grade jade handle
- Gold fauceted rubies and peridots
- Ammonite inlay
Featured in Knives 2014, ASIN: B00F8GUR54.
In Burmese, Mintha is prince and Minthamee is princess. A customer supplied gem grade piece of Jade has been meticulously drilled with diamond drills and used as a handle in this dagger. 8 faceted rubies and the equal number of peridot gem stones are set in 14 ct yellow gold within the turned/shaped pommel and guard. The pommel and guard where heat treated at the lower end of the Rockwell C scale.
Spectacular brilliancy flashes from the end of the pommel with an ammonite inlay. The business end is a forged random and banded Damascus.