William Henry Studio Gentac B30 Verde 3.25" Spinel Studed Button Lock Folder / Titanium & Green Sparkle Kirinite / Satin 20CV
SKU B30 VERDE
The Gentac ‘Blackbird’ features a light and resilient frame in aerospace grade titanium, inlaid with metal-infused 'Sparkle' acrylic. The blade is black-coated ZDP-189; the one-hand button lock and the thumb stud are set with spinel. An exceptional design that offers rigorous performance in a sleek, comfortable knife, the Gentac is also the perfect canvas to showcase William Henry’s range of exotic materials and techniques. The ‘Verde’ features the craftsmanship, hi-tech, and forged metals that are the hallmark of William Henry's collections; a distinctive personality statement to be worn and used for a lifetime.
Titanium is a low density, strong, lustrous, corrosion-resistant (including sea water, aqua regia and chlorine) metal with a silver color. It was discovered in Great Britain by William Gregor in 1791, and named by Martin Heinrich Klaproth for the Titans of Greek mythology
William Henry uses only aerospace-grade titanium alloy for our frames, clips, and micro-fasteners. Called 6Al/4V, it is titanium with a little aluminum and vanadium added in for additional toughness and tensile strength.
Natural spinel is a gemstone that has become a great favorite with gem dealers and gem collectors; one might even say thatspinelis for gemstone connoisseurs only. It is a hard glassy mineral occurring as octahedral crystals of variable color and consisting chiefly of magnesium and aluminum oxides.Some spinels are among the most famous gemstones in the world: among them are theBlack Prince's Rubyand the "Timur ruby" in the BritishCrown Jewels, and the "Côte de Bretagne", formerly from the French Crown jewels.
Acrylic resins are a group of related thermoplastic or thermosetting plastic substances derived from acrylic acid Acrylic resin is extremely weather and scratch proof. In solid form, the acrylic resin can last for decades, and It does not yellow when exposed to sunlight, even after many years. William Henry uses innovative acrylic resins with rare and original color composition