Flint Dagger made of ancient materials and the influence of the palaeolithic artists
Flint Dagger set into a bog oak handle with a real mammoth tusk inlay.
This ancient dagger was made to feel like it had just been pulled out of the earth during an excavation.
Its not just a regular dagger, it is actually made from 3 very ancient materials
1 million year old flint stone.
10,000 year old fenland bog oak.
35,000 year old Siberian mammoth tusk.
Will Lord has hand made this dagger to symbolise mankinds skills in the natural world using the materials he had available.
The deer image carved into the mammoth is a replica of a carving found in from the Palaeolithic era, found in Madeleine, France, is engraved on the obverse surface with two reindeer, one of which is now incomplete