What makes stag hunting knives so special? It’s not just the sturdy, fine craftsmanship, design, or excellent stainless steel material used for its blade, but most especially it is the handle these hunting knives are made from (whitetail, mule deer, and occasionally Elk antler).
Stag has various symbolic meanings that portray some of the Stag’s character itself, it may indicate ones strong character with unwillingness to assail enemies rashly, one who’ll stand his ground than harm another wrongfully, or great insight for opportunities. Whatever symbolism you take it for, and depending on your taste of designs, Stag hunting knives will not only serve its purpose but bring with it that touch of great character, mainly the reason why stag hunting knives are often sought after by not only hunters but collectors of cutlery as well.
Here are some stag hunting knives from different well-known manufacturers:
Stag Hunting Knife by Knightedge
Knightedge knives are meticulously handcrafted to capture the essence of bygone era combining durability, character and functionality. This stag hunting knife features handles crafted from shed North American deer or elk antler. The antler has been inspected for its durability and performance before it is matched and fitted to the blade design. The bowed blade design allows smooth flowing cut that takes the pressure off the wrist and has a thick, heavy spine that provides strength as well as the right amount of flexibility for gutting, skinning, and quartering. The blades length is five inches and come with a handmade thick cow hide sheath.
Arbolito Genuine Stag Hunting Knife by Boker USA
Boker has always been associated with quality. This stag hunting knife has a blade length of 3.625″ and the blade is made of 440A Stainless steel with a brown stag horn handle. The overall length is 7 ½ inches and comes with a leather sheath.
Cascade Hunter by Stagsilver
Stagsilver uses features 440C stain resistant steel, wear resistance post heat treatment, and highest strength and hardness. The blades length is four inches and has an overall length of approximately nine inches. It comes with a handmade leather sheath.
Deer Skinner by Stagsilver
This knife features 440C stain resistant steel, wear resistance post heat treatment, and highest strength and hardness, with a blade length of 4 ½ inches and overall length of approximately nine inches. It comes with a handmade leather sheath.
Big game Gutter by Stagsilver
This knife features a blade made of 440C established high carbon stainless alloy and has the ability to retain excellent hardness and wear resistance, the blades length is four inches and the overall length is approximately 9″4″. It comes with a leather sheath.