The Scorch – Monarch Collection
The Monarch ‘Scorch’ features a handle in ‘Wave’ mokume gane, inlaid with cocobolo wood. The blade is ‘Copper Wave’ damascus steel with an extra-strong core in VG-5; the one-hand button lock and the thumb stud are set with citrine gemstones. The Monarch is a simple design that is easy on the eye and effortless in the hand; the elegant shape of the handle on this design is also an ideal canvas to showcase fine hand-engraving or exotic materials. The ‘Scorch’ features the rich and unique synthesis between function, exotic materials, and the superlative artistry that is the hallmark of William Henry’s collection.
FEATURES & SPECS
- One-hand button lock system
- Leather carrying case
- Shipped in an elegant wood presentation box
- The 41st of only 100 Monarch Scorches crafted by William Henry
- Blade 2.63″ (66.8mm)
- Handle 3.58″ (90.9mm)
- Overall open 6.00″ (152.4mm)
COPPER WAVE DAMASCUS
This beautiful William Henry exclusive blade steel (patent pending) incorporates copper and stainless steel into a 45 layer Wave Damascus that features a core of VG-5 stainless steel. This steel attains a hardness of HRC 59, excellent by any standards, at the cutting edge.
Wave Mokume is another William Henry exclusive material (patent pending) that fuses traditional metal forging with modern fabricating technology. This alloy features copper, stainless steel, and pure iron in a 55 layer billet patterned with our undulating Wave. When highly polished and heat colored, the iron layers take on deep browns, purples, or blues according to temperature and quenching technique.
One of the true tropical rosewoods, Cocobolo is a very beautiful wood, ranging from a beautiful rich dark brick red, to reddish or dark brown, with a figuring of darker irregular traces weaving through the wood. It is fine textured and oily in look and feel. Our premium Cocobolo is sourced responsibly from Mexico and Central America.
Citrine is a variety of quartz whose color ranges from a pale yellow to brown due to ferric impurities.
The name is derived from Latin citrina which means “yellow” and is also the origin of the word “citron.” Sometimes citrine and amethyst can be found together in the same crystal, which is then referred to as ametrine.