An example of knives made in Belgium is the Hurak Fighter by new ABS journeyman smith Samuel Lurquin. ( photo)

The ABS will open a new bladesmithing school in Belgium in October. The Hurak is by Belgium’s Samuel Lurquin, who earned is ABS journeyman smith stamp at the 2013 BLADE Show. ( photo)

Belgium has more than its share of top makers, including Samuel Lurquin, maker of the Hurak Fighter.