Tender Remnants of Passage

Overall  A dagger form. Pattern-welded blade by Rick Dunkerley. Design and all other work by Kelso. Handle detail  Handle scale in shibuichi with feather inlay of two alloys of shibuichi with inlaid spots of 22k gold. Inlaid Hemlock needles of 22k gold. 18k gold collar. Low angle  Low angle to show the carving and inlaid feather. The feather is carved to suggest the tip being covered by water. Handle detail 2  Another view of the carving
Blade  The fine pattern-welded blade by Rick Dunkerley Reverse  Reverse with carved feathers. Reverse detail  Reverse detail showing carving with inlaid horn rachis. Inlaid shakudo signature plate. Reverse detail 2  Reverse detail.