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All knives include a hand-stitched, wet formed sheath.  All of these are ready for delivery. Go to ebay and search the name Rantanen for knives I have on sale not on my web site. Mailing in the US is normally $12 for insured postage-inquire for outside the US

 

 

 

 

CONTENTS

About Ray Rantanen

About Damascus

Current Damascus Knives

Current Carbon Steel Knives

Current Railroad Spike Knives

Throwing Hawks

Horseshoe Knives

Kitchen Knives

Knife Styles For Ordering

Totem Poles

Misc. Items

Knife Maintenance

Customer Comments

Where To Order


 

Current Damascus Knives

 

 

 

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Knife 1.  A real beauty. This is a rayburst blade pattern with a great oosik handle(fossilized walrus penile bone). The blade is 4 inches, heavy duty, and the knife is 9 1/4 inches overall.  The handle is natural colored oosik with a brass spacer.-really attractive. The guard and butt cap are brass. A great all around knife. $595. Request more pictures of this knife to get a true feel for its beauty. Free postage and insurance.


Knife 2. This is a great knife for all uses.  The blade is 3 3/4 inches long and the knife is 8 1/4 inches overall. The blade pattern is a forward sweep. The guard and butt cap are brass. The handle is a beautiful set of red toned 25 to 50,000 year old fossilized mammoth tooth scales with blesbok antelope horn. The knife is well balanced. A really nice knife for any chore.  Looks great and feels great. $559.00. Free postage and insurance-ask for more pictures of his one!!


 

Knife 3. This is a great knife for all uses.  The blade is 4 3/8 inches long and the knife is 9 1/8 inches overall. The guard and butt cap are brass. The handle is sambar stag with black and white spacers. The knife is well balanced. A really nice knife for any chore.  Looks great and feels great. $525.00. Free postage and insurance-ask for more pictures of his one!!


Knife 4. This is an outstanding knife with the Mammoth tooth handle. The blade  is 5 1/4 inches long and the knife is 9 3/4 inches overall. Really a beauty and sturdy-. The blade shape is a straight point style with a beautiful ladder pattern. The handle is 25 to 50,000 year old mammoth tooth scales with and ebony hardwood center. The guard and butt cap are brass. Ask for more pictures of this one. $675. Free postage and insurance.


 

Knife 5. This knife just reeks big and bad!!The knife is a nice heavy duty blade with elk antler, and brass  spacers on the handle. The blade is 5 3/4 inches and the knife is 10 3/4 inches overall. The blade is a beautiful rayburst pattern. - Very unique. . $625.


Knife 6. This is really a nice knife-great blade and unique handle. The blade is 4 inches and the knife is 8 3/4 inches overall.  The blade is a forward sweep pattern with a sweep point. The handle is blue toned mammoth tooth scales up front with an ebony center and walrus oosik (fossilized walrus penile bone) on the back. The knife feels fantastic-looks great. Ask for more pictures of this one. Great for use as an everyday knife. $575.  Free postage and insurance.


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Knife 7. This is a great knife with the 25 to 50,000 year old mammoth ivory handle.. It has a 4 3/8  inch blade, and is 8 3/4 inches overall. It has a beautiful rayburst pattern on the blade. The handle is blue/black/brown mammoth ivory with brass spacers. The ivory slabs have a center section of ebony.  Really looks and feels great in the hand. Ask for more pictures of this one-free postage $595


 

 

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Knife 8. This is a great heavy duty knife. The blade is 5 3/8 inches and the knife is 10 3/8 inches overall. The blade has a beautiful rayburst pattern. The handle is gemsbok antelope horn from Africa that has been sanded on the sides to narrow it a bit but some of  the grooves on top and bottom are left on for a fantastic grip. A lanyard hole is in the butt cap. The guard and butt cap are brass. Ask for more pictures of this one.  Free postage in the U.S. $675


Knife 9. This is an outstanding Big knife with a 5 1/2 inch blade with a fantastic rayburst pattern and is 11 ¼  overall. The handle is blesbok antelope horn with brass spacers-outstanding appearance. The guard and butt cap are brass.  It really feels and looks great!Ask for more pictures of this one! $ 695 Free postage and insurance


    

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Knife 10. A great knife for carving, meat cutting,survival and a joy to own. The knife has a 6 1/2 inch blade and 11 inches overall. The blade is a beautiful, bold rayburst  pattern.  The handle is elk antler tine with ebony spacers. Brass and black spacers between each handle piece really set it off. The guard and butt cap are brass. Feels great. A real beauty comes with a sheath.  $695 Free postage and insurance. Ask for more pics of this one!


 

Knife 11. This is a beautiful  knife with a handle of 25 to 50,000 year old mammoth tooth scales with an ebony center and jade composite and micarta spacers.  It has a 4 5/8 inch blade and is 9 ½ inches from end to end.    The blade is a beautiful  forward sweep pattern and is 1 ½ inches wide. Has a great feel to it in the hand. Ask for more pictures of this one! \

$575 Free postage and insurance


 

Knife 12. WOW!!!This is one beautiful knife.  The blade is  5 5/8 inches and the knife is 11 inches overall. The blade is a rayburst pattern.  The handle is made from blesbok antelope horn with brass spacers! A large beautiful knife with lots of authority.  The guard and butt cap are brass. Ask for more pictures of this one!! Free postage in the U.S. $725


Knife 13. What a beauty! This is a great knife for filleting, carving and boning. The handle is elk antler tine with turquoise composite spacers. The blade is 7 1/2 inches long and the knife is 12 ½ overall. The blade is a beautiful ladder pattern. The blade has been hammered thin and is flexible. Because of the thin blade it has a very tight pattern. The guard and butt cap are brass . Really feels good. - $595- free postage and insurance


 

 
 

 

Knife 14. This is an absolutely beautiful knife.  The blade is 4 1/8 inches and the knife is 8 5/8 inches overall.  The blade pattern is a beautiful twist pattern. The handle is an outstanding set of cross cut leopard wood that matches the pattern in the blade. Turquoise composite and brass spacers set off the handle pieces. . Feels fantastic. The back of the blade is file worked in front of the guard for controlled cutting. . A great all around knife. Ask for more pictures of this beauty.$695. Free postage and insurance.


 

Knife 15.  This is an absolutely beautiful knife. The handle is made from a solid piece of black/white ebony and brass spacer with a blesbok  antelope horn end piece. The grip is fantasitic. The blade is a 4 3/16 inch beautiful forward sweep  and the knife is 9 inches overall. Ask for more pictures of this one.  An exceptional knife.  $539 Free postage and insurance


 

 

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Knife 16. This is a great knife. The blade is 4 inches long and the knife is 8 3/4 inches overall. The blade pattern is a forward sweep pattern. The handle is a rock solid piece of walrus oosik (fossilized penile bone) with a jasper composite spacer. The oosik was plain white-I soaked it in brown leather dye for a day and let it dry out. The result, after grinding it to shape, is a beautiful mulitcolored piece with outstanding eye appeal. The guard and butt cap are brass. A classy, impressive knife. Ask for more pictures of this one. - $550 Free postage and insurance


 

 

 
 

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Knife 17. This is an awesome knife with pieces of mammoth ivory bark (25 to 50,000 years old) in a black matrix for the handle. The blade is 4 5/8 inches and the knife is 9 ¼ inches overall. The blade is a rayburst, bold pattern. The guard and butt cap are brass.  Ask for more pictures of this one. $495  Free postage and insurance


 

 
 

Knife 18. This is a great knife. The blade is 4 ½  inches and the knife is 9 ½  inches overall. The blade is a beautiful rayburst pattern. The handle is 25 to 50,000 year old, fossilized mammoth ivory with an ebony wood center and brass and blesbok antelope horn . The guard and butt cap are brass. A real looker. $595


  

Knife 19. This is  an outstanding  knife.  The blade is 5 inches and the knife is 10 1/4  inches overall. The handle is 25 to 50,000 year old blue colored mammoth tooth and blesbok antelope horn. The blade is a great ladder pattern.  An absolute beauty. The guard and butt cap are brass. The butt cap has a lanyard hole. Ask for more pictures of this one.  $649. Free postage and insurance.


 

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Knife 20. This is a great knife. The handle is solid and made from hundreds of pieces of various color mammoth ivory bark cast in a clear resin-you can actually see down into it a bit-really nice effect.. The blade is 43/8  inches long and the knife is 8 3/4 inches overall.  The blade pattern is a bold rayburst pattern and the blade style is a straight point. The guard and butt cap are brass.  A beautiful one of a kind knife. Feels fantastic in the hand.  $625 free shipping and insurance

 

 

 

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