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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:

South African Knifemakers Guild Show:
LOCATION: Johannesburg
VENUE: Mosaiek Lifestyle Centre
DATE: Friday 28 & Saturday 29 of August 2015

USN show:
VENUE: Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino
DATE: Friday September 4th 10 am to 6:00 p, Saturday September 5th 10 am to 6:00 pm


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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