This MODEL 12-13" Raymond Thorp Bowie features a nickel silver forwarded curved hilt and a nickel silver butt cap. The handle is a rare and striking piece of 12,000 year old blue fossil Walrus ivory. Fossil ivory is rare, blue color is the rarest of the all the colored ivories.
All natural handle materials are subject to checking and/or cracking under extremes of temperature and humidity. As such natural materials are not guaranteed.