In 2015, Shane Swartzlander and his wife, Merissa Hawkins formed Blackland with a desire to blur the lines between art and function. They were inspired by the high-end watch industry. While you might be able to purchase a cheap timepiece that can tell you the time, but that isn’t the only consideration when buying a watch. A fine watch tells a story – of quality, durability, and design. The Blackland razors take the same approach.
The Blackbird Safety razor is a sleek, modern marvel. Modeled after the iconic SR-71 “Blackbird” reconnaissance aircraft, this razor is striking in form and astounding in function. The long vertical lines create troughs for the water to flow down and away, give you better grip. The three-piece razor is machined from 303 stainless steel with tight tolerances, so you get a noteworthy close, consistent shave from the closed comb (safety bar) head.
The razor handle is finished with a machine finish, which means you get the markings created during the machining process. This gives the product an unfinished feel, that tells the story of the journey from raw material to marvelous razor.
- Aggressiveness: Safety Bar - 7
- Blade gap: 0.58mm
- Ideal shaving angle: 18-35°
- Weight: 98g
- Handle length: 85mm
- Material: 303 Stainless Steel
- Machining: Illinois
- Finishing: Ohio
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