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Dirk and Sgian Dubh

Richard van Dijk

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Hi All


Just finished this Dirk and Sgian Dubh
Dirk blade 13 inch/ 33 cm, Total length 19 inch/ 48 cm, ebony handle with sterling silver fittings and the pommel is set with a 131 ct Citrine
SD blade 4 inch/ 10 cm, total length, Ebony handle with sterling silver fittings set with a 23.5 ct Citrine.
Scabbards made from 3.5 mm veggie tan leather and Sterling silver fittings.








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Richard van Dijk
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I come here to learn and be inspired, it's easy to to fall into what the locals here expect to see. Buck, Gerber, Schrade, etc.


This is the reason I come to this site religiously. Thank you for sharing and inspiring.

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Damn, now I gotta add you to the list of people who make Scottish dirks that I like (you, our own Scott Roush, and the Evans).


The adornment with silver and the citrine are just right for the ebony. Nice pattern welding, as usual.


Your experiences as a jeweler and silversmith shines on these.


great jobs!


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George Ezell, bladesmith

" How much useful knowledge is lost by the scattered forms in which it is ushered to the world! How many solitary students spend half their lives in making discoveries which had been perfected a century before their time, for want of a condensed exhibition of what is known."

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