LARGE CUSTOM KARAMBIT WITH ART-ENGRAVED HANDLE. Listed for your consideration is a superbly made custom combat karambit.This beautiful large karambit has been made using the finest materials and precise hand-grinds. The high-polished full tang blade has been expertly forged from D-2 tool steel. The blade was given excellent heat treatment and the blade's edge has a Rockwell HRC hardness of 54-56. The blade thickness near the guard is. 1875, with fantastic hand grinds on both blade sides. Overall length of this knife is 8.50" and the blade length is 4.50". The superbly engraved handle is a work of art. The outstanding and unique handle is artistically engraved steel, file work, with and a beautifully ornate brass work. The knife come with a high-quality calf-skin sheath custom fitted to this knife. The sheath is hand tooled and sewn. Perfect for your Office, Den or Library, or just to keep as a survival piece in your nightstand or desk drawer.
The NKCA Condition Grade is Mint - New. Photos are of the exact knife you will receive.Historically, the karambit is widely used in Asia as a utility blade during routine chores and as a personal defense blade. It would have been considered the EDC blade of ancient Southeast Asia. Even today, in remote Filipino and Indonesian regions, karambits are popular. For thousands of years now, karambits have been preferred for their concealability, precision, and stability.
The curved blade and secure grip are great for cutting and slicing. He karambit became intertwined with Pencak Silat (also spelled Pentjak Silat), the indigenous and deadly close-combat fighting art of Indonesia. It is now widely recognized as one of several traditional weapons commonly associated with silat, kuntao, and several other Southeast Asian martial arts, including Filipino kali and eskrima. It's unclear whether the art of combat impacted the karambit's design influenced the development of Pencak Silat. Only a few weapons and tools can match the karambit's ability to cut as effectively & efficiently as the karambit.Always check legality with local and or state laws. All knives should be handled with extreme care. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Knives, Swords & Blades\Collectible Fixed Blade Knives\Modern Fixed Blade\Custom & Handmade". The seller is "goldphoenix888" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.