Purple Rain Chef 167mm

A head-turner from tip to handle, this unique build by Nick Rossi features a go-mai (5-layer) blade that includes salvaged wrought iron dragged up by a scallop fisherman off the coast of Maine. The wrought iron is layered atop 15n20, which gives way to the hard, thin, and sharp 1095 carbon steel edge. The handle, origin of the Purple Rain name, features beautifully dyed purple maple wood around a black G10 frame, a purple-anodized titanium ferrule, and a single deep purple micarta pin plus two copper pins. 

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$1,050.00




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The Story

At age 15, Nick Rossi was already working in the cutlery shop where he was first introduced to the world of custom knife making. In 2003 his work was featured in print. By 2006 Nick was teaching bladesmithing at the New England School of Metalwork. Now, and throughout, Nick has crafted function-first chef knives and kitchen cutlery at his Maine studio for working and home cooks alike. Forging his own damascus, sourcing classic, natural handle materials, and designing unique, simple and elegant blades for daily meal prep, Nick has developed a following and reputation on par with the best in the business, and we are honored to represent his work here on Eatingtools. 

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Size
Blade length: 167mm / 6.6". Overall length: 305mm / 12". Blade width at choil: 3.5mm. Blade width 1" from tip: 1.9mm. Blade height at heel: 54mm. Weight: 7.5oz / 210g.
Material
Blade: Go-mai (5-layer) with an edge of 1095 carbon steel and cladding of 15n20 combined with salvaged wrought iron. Handle: Maple with black linen micarta frame, titanium ferrule, and purple rain micarta and stainless steel pins.
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