Van Barnett’s Time Machine knife features watch parts on folding.
Like other ordinary items which were transformed into extra ordinary piece of art by some of skilled designer even knifes have got their part of fame and twist. Knifes are no longer considered as just a kitchen equipment but they have grown to impress people with the help of its artistic appeal. One such exquisitely deigned Knife is brought forward by Van Barnett who is full time knives maker since 1981, the Time Machine Knife creates the illusion of been a time piece in the shape of a knife.
However the fact is that this knife doesn’t tell the time but it sure looks like it does. The illusion gets even stronger as the American artist and knife maker Van Barnett calls this steam punk style creation the “Time Machine”. The overall look and the kind of art work invested in this Time Machine Knife steal our attention. It’s a collectible hand-made knife with a lot of old-timey futuristic personality. Barnett incorporates watch parts into the knife like some real time machine.
Apart from this there are more Shiny, designer, knifes encrusted with precious stones available in market. But the Time Machine Knife is apparently more interesting thing than those we get to see. This collectible hand-made knife is quite multipurpose, it features watch parts embedded into the folding knife.
Each knife is hand-made, with the blade crafted with Damascus steel, and the body comprises of metal including steel, brass, silver, gold, and copper, among other things giving it a rich mix of aged “colors and textures”. Prices for the knife start at $9,500 with the cost going up based on customization.
Van Barnett has won numerous awards and recognition for his incredibly unique designs and this one is too an award winning art piece.