Best Made x Chris Reeve Nyala Microsilk Knife

Jul 24, 2018

Category: Gear

You’ve probably heard it said before that spider webs are stronger than steel of the same thickness – and you heard right. But even the largest of spiders can’t create silk that’s large enough to be useful. Thankfully, however, the folks at Best Made have paired up with Chris Reeve Knives and Bolt Threads to bio-engineer spider silk and infuse it into their new Nyala fixed blade knife.

Before you get too excited – it’s not the blade that’s made from Microsilk, it’s the handle. But there’s still reason to be impressed, as this knife does feature a super sturdy S35VN steel that holds an edge brilliantly. And that mated to the Microsilk handle (which is also manufactured here in the USA), makes for a gorgeous and unique outdoor-friendly cutting tool. Measuring up at 8.5″ overall and paired with a full-grain leather sheath, this revolutionary knife can be yours for $498 in either black or gold.

Purchase: $498

HiConsumption is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more

More From Gear

This All-Natural USDA-Certified CBD Oil Can Treat A Variety Of Ailments

Speeds up recovery, lowers anxiety, and is completely and totally legal.

Posted By Sean Tirman

Partner
Featured Image

The 25 Best EDC Keychains & Keyrings

Everyone needs a keychain, but these are better than the rest.

Posted By

Oct 26, 2020

Featured Image

Benchmade Unveils A More EDC-Friendly 2.92” Blade Version Of Its Osborne Knife

A compact folder celebrating the knife's 20th year in production.

Posted By

Oct 26, 2020

Featured Image

White’s New Dress Boot Boasts Its Most Refined Hand-Sewn Construction To Date

Built with an all-new 5050 Arch-Ease last for a slimmer silhouette.

Posted By

Oct 26, 2020

Featured Image

Keep Canned Drinks Icy-Cold With YETI’s Stainless Steel Colster Can Insulator

A reusable, personal can cooler produced in eight DURACOAT™ COLOR options.

Posted By

Oct 23, 2020

Featured Image

The 13 Best Keychain Multi-Tools For EDC

Huge amounts of DIY functionality in tiny packages.

Posted By

Oct 22, 2020