Black Cholla Damascus 3" Lockback Knife

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Cholla Cactus (Genus Opuntia) represents more than 20 species found in the North American deserts. Cholla is a term applied to various shrubby cacti of this genus with cylindrical stems composed of segmented joints. These stems are actually modified branches that serve several functions -- water storage, photosynthesis and flower production.  Cholla Wood is the inner skeleton of a specific type of cacti plant. Once it has died and dried out, it is set with an epoxy dyed with different colors to create a truly unique and one of a kind handle material for pocket knives.

Color and pattern of blade and decorative materials vary.  Picture is a representative example.  Call or email us to see photos of the exact item(s) we have in stock.

The Damascus Steel used in Santa Fe Stoneworks knives comes from Japan and is called "Sanmai Damascus" or Sandwich Damascus. A core of vg-10 steel with 16 layers of stainless steel on each side produce a rust-free Damascus look blade.

3” long closed, with a 2.25” blade. Features a lockback mechanism.