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Sickle Knife - Ngombe People - D.R. Congo. Double edged knives such as this were used for hunting, defense, and prestige. A well forged weapon was considered a valuable and desirable commodity in trade. Ex James Schmidt Collection. 28.25"H x 8.75"W. www.africaandbeyond.com

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Kiridashi- traditional Japanese utility knife, excellent for everyday carry. With a small leather sheath

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Knife with iron blade of peculiar recurved form with punctated ornament, and handle of wood with constricted grip and pointed extremity partly bound with iron ribbon: Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Momfu. | © National Museums Scotland

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Pocket Knife - Japanese Kiridashi

The kiridashi can be thought of as a stripped down pocket knife. Its a traditional Japanese design that is compact and rugged. Dashis have a variety of uses such as: carving, cutting cord, opening boxes, light prying, gardening, removing splinters, etc. Basically its the ultimate utility knife with style. Simple and highly functional. They measure roughly 4 from tip to tail. These kiridashis are recycled from old files, which are known to knife makers to contain some of the best steel in the…

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Pocket Knife - Japanese Kiridashi

The kiridashi can be thought of as a stripped down pocket knife. Its a traditional Japanese design that is compact and rugged. Dashis have a variety of uses such as: carving, cutting cord, opening boxes, light prying, gardening, removing splinters, etc. Basically its the ultimate utility knife with style. Simple and highly functional. They measure roughly 4 from tip to tail. These kiridashis are recycled from old files, which are known to knife makers to contain some of the best steel in the…

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