That is a special knife; thanks for pouting it out. You are all correct that you can see a lot of influences in that blade -- but you can't go wrong when
Are you thinking something more along these lines where the mass is a little further forward than the examples I just put up? The tang on this one is
Wonder if the manufacturer would give us in the forum a discount? I do have a permit for carry etc.
Sorry for your loss. Wish you were closer so I could send some food.
Here's another one with the shape handle we're thinking of I think: