Knife by: L. Savostin, S. Sazonov
Damascus: A. Tsypkin
Materials: mosaic damascus, silver, gold, ebony, leather.
Technics: casting, engraving, chasing, oxidation, wood carving.
The theme of hunting is going on and taking new forms in the knives of Savostin and Sazonov. The knife 'Golden eagle' has an elegant design and magnificent details work.
The blade is made from mosaic contrasting damascus. On abutment near the guard there is a gold seal with the stamp of workshop. The backpiece of a handle is made in a form of realistic sculped head of predatory bird. The small guard near the blade emds with the shape talon. On the orifice of the sheaths there is a topic which is showing the gold eagle raising over its prey.
Also there are bird's feathers which are on the silver details.
Laconic wood handle is decorated with incrusted pattern of twisted silver and gold threads. In the middle of the sheaths and in incrusted details there is a stilized image of the golden eagle and twisted ornament onder it.
The knife is in a kit with movable leather strap for its fastening to the belt.
'Golden eagle' is not only the artistic knife but also it is made with all canons of arms mastery. The knife will be in use for a long time with the right care.