The Platinum Mamba Knife
There are things that define luxury and there’s this $150,000 platinum knife which takes it into a completely new level! We’re talking about what could easily be the most expensive knife on the planet — The Platinum Mamba that comes adorned with glittering diamonds and a gorgeous platinum-coated body.
- 14.17 Karats
- 320 Diamonds
- 11.5 Ounces of Platinum
- Wyoming Black Jade
- Tungsten Carbide Blade
Touted as being “harder than any steel knife ever made”, the item came into being because Rob Bianchin, Founder & CEO of Cabot Guns called up Alessandro Colombatto, manager of Sandrin Knives and second-generation tungsten carbide artisan, with a vision to create’a knife which nobody can purchase. Named after the dangerous and exotic species of Mamba snake, the knife is among the most alluring and bizarrely priced things of the year. It features 320 diamonds in 14.17 karat and is crafted using high-quality Wyoming black jade and tungsten carbide, a chemical compound which gives it the hardness of HRC71.
Commenting on the uniqueness of this knife, Colombatto stated,”The desire to have an item that’s too rare, lovely, and yes, useful since the Platinum Mamba is deeply embedded in the human soul; it’s an intuition that has existed since the dawn of man” He added,”The true idea was to create a single record-breaking knife which embodied a journey into the art and science of knife making.”
Just one bit of the uber-luxe Platinum Mamba knife will set connoisseurs back with a grand $150,000 and can be bought via an internet program to Sandrin Knives. Well, in case you have millions to throw around, think about splurging on the Mamba! Otherwise, your kitchen knife does the work anyway!
DANGEROUS LUXURY, A $150,000 DOLLAR KNIFE
The Making of the Platinum Mamba — Why We Made This Knife.
There are objects that are pure luxury. Baubles crafted by world Class artisans utilizing exotic materials to dazzle the eye and job power. Faberge eggs.
And then there are meticulously crafted objects Using otherworldly Substances to unite artistic accomplishment with well-established performance. The Bugatti Veyron. The Patek Philippe Grand Complications. The Sandrin Knives Platinum Mamba.
Rob proposed a cooperation with Sandrin Knives to fabricate one record-breaking knife.
“What could we make if price was no object?” he asked. “Something that the world has never seen before.”
And so began a two-year quest involving some 50 of the world’s most Skilled and gifted artisans: jewelers, metallurgists, craftsmen and designers.
Our group made sketches and prototypes, performed test after test — Embarking on a unique, no-holds-barred journey to the science and art of knife making.
Our metallurgists functioned with our patented polyhedral tungsten Carbide to generate the Mamba’s blade more difficult than any metal knife crafted (HRC 71); a ideal combination of rare substances and geometrical lines.
We created the Mamba’s manage from 11.5 oz of platinum, inset Using 320 colorless F GIA grade diamonds, artfully arranged for aesthetic delight without detracting from functional utility.
We inlaid the Platinum Mamba’s meticulously straightened and curved handle With rare Wyoming black jade — producing a serpentine style juxtaposing beauty and danger.
The desire to possess an item that’s too rare, beautiful and yes Useful as the Platinum Mamba is deeply embedded within the human soul; it’s an intuition that’s existed since the dawn of man.
The Sandrin Knives Platinum Card Mamba answers that call. Some may say There’s no logical reason for creating this particular knife. Indeed, it just happened. Just like the bite of a snake.