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 mounted on a stem covered with Mother of Pearl chips. 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 : 5 inches
|Damascus blade, tiger-head design hilt, Mother Of Pearl chips overlay stem & silver inlay scabbard
|Unique collectible - often used as accessory for ceremonial use
|Handcrafted in antique design by folk artisans