A Khukuri is the most famous of all knives. National knife of what is today, Nepal. In
ancient times the people were called Gurkhas who formed the formidable Brigades of Gurkhas. When bullets are
gone, a Gurkha unsheaths his khukuri & makes his final 'do or die' stand. There are two tiny knives that go
with a khukuri. One is a Chakmak & is a flint-maker & sharpener. The other is a sharp karda knife.
Where the knife meets the handle, there is a notch which is a Hindu fertility symbol; but in practical terms, the notch is
for blood to drip so as not to soil the holder's hand.
on this khukuri is adorned with Persian turquoise & coral, with ornate wire work. This is an old piece.
Condition: Very Good ~
Used ~ Some of the stitiching on the back of the sheath has come undone, but is all there.
Measures: 18" Long x 3 3/4" Wide
Cost: SOLD -- Will consider reasonable offers.