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500 Knives: Celebrating Traditional & Innovative Designs

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Contemporary knifemakers are far more daring than their counterparts from as recently as a generation ago: they’ve become masters of new techniques and technologies, experts in reinterpreting form and function to create sculptural works of art. Flip through this amazing on-the-page gallery, and you’ll discover a dizzying array of styles, from ones that demonstrate simple e ...more
Paperback, 384 pages
Published September 1st 2009 by Lark Crafts (first published 2009)
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K.D. Bissonette
Jul 11, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Beautiful!!! <3
Laura
May 05, 2010 rated it liked it
There some phenomenal designs in this book and I liked seeing the different ways to adorn knives, but somewhere in the middle I kind of got a little bored. I also felt like several of the knives were remarkably similar because of their format and style. I would probably recommend this book for knife enthusiasts.

*Taken from my book reviews blog: http://reviewsatmse.blogspot.com/2010...
David
May 13, 2012 rated it liked it
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I love the "500" series... but bear in mind they're a juried art show of sorts- so you won't see as much variation as you'd expect... and yet a lot of variation within a narrow grouping of the juror's idea of 'what is currently popular' type of art. I enjoyed it.
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Mar 19, 2013 rated it really liked it
...sheer artistry in metal, bone, and precious stones...
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