Titanium steel button lock folding knife with double-sided fossilized wooly mammoth tusk inlay, VG-10 steel blade + pocket clip by Santa Fe Stoneworks, Santa Fe NM.
Length 3.5 inches
Woolly Mammoth Tusk
The material in this knife handle is fossilized Woolly Mammoth Tusk, the undersides of Woolly Mammoth tusks often show wear, suggesting that they were used in scraping snow and ice off of the ground cover of vegetation during feeding. They also used their tusks for protection from predators, attraction during mating and as a display of dominance to other Woolly Mammoths.