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Antique arms glossary

A Nepalese khukurī glossary

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A remarkable example of bladesmithing with a 5 row twist-core pattern that…
Signed by an artist named Kanesada from Higo.
A set for the beginning collector.
A late 19th-century type with an etched blade, simulating patterned steel.
A simple piece, but with a nicely etched blade typical for the Tibetan /…
With characteristic pointy hairpin forged blade.
Of jambiya form, with pattern welded blade and fine silver scabbard mounts.
Cast brass shield of a purely ceremonial type that was used during sword dances…