The knife holt is made of valuable wood —hornbeam. After prolonged careful drying, hornbeam is not subject to warping. Its hardness becomes higher than that of oak. Hornbeam is used for the production of musical instruments.
All-metal scabbard are decorated using the Zlatoust metal engraving technique. There is a drawing of horses in this ancient technique on the surface of the scabbard. The back of the scabbard is decorated with floral ornaments.
The blade of the knife is made of damask steel. Damask steel is a durable high-carbon alloy of metals with a characteristic pattern. Damask patterns are emphasized by an ornament on the blade and plated with pure gold. The butt has teeth with different depths of fit.
The handmade work of Zlatoust craftsmen, the “Horses” knife, laid in a stylish wooden gift box is a universal gift for a collector of knives, a man who likes to surround himself with luxurious items.