That is beautiful.
arzh - what is the price on something like that?
Though, as I look at that, I immediately wonder what it would look like with a dropped edge, and I think that would fit well with the roots of the pattern, as a knife you might use to enjoy a meal in the Provencal.
As I think about it, I would say collaboration would be the way to go, variety and differentiation are pillars in the success of Spyderco.
And, this ball detent really excites me..... And what if you could manufacture it with the retention method slash lock, which could then be removed by our friends over the pond? Best of both worlds?
I have to say, I am very much enjoying different locks, so this is an exciting idea.