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Dušan Klimo

Dušan Klimo Blacksmith
Contact
Slovak, English
Hours:
By appointment only
Phone:
+421 911298282
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The iron man

  • • Dušan took 200 hours to make his first sword
  • • He is fascinated by breathing life into metal
  • • He teaches enthusiasts to make a horseshoe or knife

Dušan Klimo dreamed about becoming a blacksmith since he first heard about such a profession in a fairytale. He pursued his university studies first, obtained his degree and then sent his curriculum to many different craftsmen. Two of them taught him all about the trade, enabling him to reach the point where he could open his own workshop. Today, Dušan leads a successful workshop called Perunis and claims blacksmithery is his way of expression. “The products a blacksmith makes will be here even after a thousand years,” he explains. If this is true, his unique knives, swords and rings will present a beautiful image about our times to the future generations.

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Works

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Silver Oak knife

The blade of the knife was handmade in Damascus steel of approximately 160 layers. The handle was crafted from fossilized oak of about 1200 years old and adorned with silver at the extremities.

Length 13 cm

Dušan Klimo Blacksmith
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Chef knife

This chef knife was handcrafted in Damascus steel, made in Dušan’s workshop with only the finest materials. Stabilized maple and oak wood were used for the handle.

Length 22 cm
Length 13 cm

Dušan Klimo Blacksmith
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Damask knife

This is a Finnish type of Damascus knife. The blade is complemented by a black walnut handle with a stainless steel guard.

Length 14 cm
Length 12 cm

Dušan Klimo Blacksmith
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Damask knife

This Damascus knife features a mammoth ivory handle with silver pins.

Length 12 cm
Length 12 cm

Dušan Klimo Blacksmith
Photo: ©Mgr. Katarína Šestinová
Tribute to Opinel

This elegant and functional Opinel knife was handcrafted from Damascus steel, sandblasted stainless steel fuse and tanned beech wood.

Length 12 cm
Length 13 cm

Dušan Klimo Blacksmith

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