Category: kard

victoriansword: Khyber knife Origin: Afghani…

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Khyber knife

Origin: Afghanistan, 1800s

Materials: Steel; elephant ivory; silver

Measure: O.L. 29; blade L. 22 ¾"

Weight: 1 lb. 10 oz. 

victoriansword: Indian Kard, 18th Century …

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Indian Kard, 18th Century

With finely watered single-edged blade, hilt comprising moulded iron basal mount pinched-in over the base of the blade and decorated with gold-damascened foliage, and rock-crystal grip carved with foliage and ram’s head pommel in the round. 25 cm blade.