This letter opener was made for a very dear friend who, unfortunately, thought all knives were evil. Notice how much a letter opener resembles a dagger. Oh well - we all have our demons. J
The blade is made from 1/8" 440C stainless steel. Scales (handle) are oosik. Oosik is the penis bone of the Walrus and as you can see finishes up rather nicely. It also makes for a great conversation piece. Please check with your local authorities regarding regulations that may be in effect pertaining to the import of oosik.