A decorative dagger made of Damascus (an iron alloy) with a silver wire inlay work case. Indian Rajasthani Koftgiri work (silver wire inlay work) on the sheath is a rare art practiced by very few craftsmen. The hilt of the dagger is designed as a tiger's head carved in lapis lazuli stone. The blade is not sharp & the dagger measures 9 inches approximately.
Decorative dagger / knife (also referred to as kirpan, katar or khanjar)
Dimensions: Approximately 9 inches long including sheath | Blade: 6.5 inches
Damascus blade, tiger head design hilt carved in lapiz lasuli stone & silver inlay scabbard
Unique collectible - often used as accessory for ceremonial use
Handcrafted in antique design by folk artisans