We’re no strangers to Kizer knives here at KnifeInformer, having reviewed a fair number of the brand’s products in the past – The Ti Begleiter most recently, along with a wide array – from the avant-garde Minitherium to the fan favorite Feist front flipper. The brand was one of the first of many knife manufacturers to come to prominence from the epicenter of knifemaking in China, Guangzhou. In many ways, they pioneered the modern concept of premium knives coming out of China, which many years later has led to a long list of modern Chinese brands peddling increasingly impressive wares in this market.
Four different knives, all with a similar design – inspired by the colorful Mexican blanket of the same name. Also called a jorongo, a serape (or sarape) is a woven blanket with fringed ends and bright colors, typically worn like a poncho with a cutout for your head, but sometimes also as a shawl or cloak. The four knives in the Serape series are the Cormorant (reviewed here), along with the Towser K (a 3.4” cleaver with a liner lock), the Original (with a 3” drop point and button lock), and the Mini Bay (a 1.875” Wharncliffe with a detent but no lock.) We’re taking a closer look at the Cormorant since the basic model is a knife that’s been on my radar for several years for a review, due to its popularity with the knife community and its many unique design elements.
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