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About Des

Des Horn is a custom knife maker who lives just outside of Cape Town South Africa. He has over 40 years of experience in making knives with his creativity and attention to perfection having won him awards all around the world.

Upcoming Shows:

Miami: MIK - Expo - Friday 24 and Saturday 25 April 2015

Solingen: Deutsche Klingen Museum Messer Macher Messe - Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd May 2015


South African knife maker Des Horn has over 40 years experience in designing and creating high-end custom art knives. Renowned for his high-quality workmanship, use of exotic materials, creative designs and integrated mechanisms his knives have won him awards all around the world.

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