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And the Winner of the Fiat Lux Knife Fight Is…

Voters selected the fairest knife out of the seven-contender lot.

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After weeks of anticipation, design, and voting, we finally have a winner in the Fiat Lux Knives competition. A rep for the store tells Racked that Nick Potash's Daydreamin' knife (bottom, left above) won the popular vote in the store's annual makers competition. Potash's design featured an engraved sterling silver fold-out handle, a hand-etched blade, and carved brass accents.

At the start of the competition, Fiat Lux promised "bad-ass, radical knives," and the tiny jewelry store certainly delivered— Potash's winning design went home with a raffle winner at the Fiat Lux Bloody Valentine party on Friday. If you're interested in Potash's work, you can shop his jewelry and hand-engraved Zippo lighters at Fiat Lux or through his website. The remaining knives are available for purchase in the Castro shop or online. That serpent bracelet, in particular, would make a killer accessory. (Pun intended.)