For the bowyers and archery researchers, detailed measurements of an antique north Indian kaman type bow.

North Indian bow measurements Click to open. The 4.6 mb image may take some time to download.

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An interesting South Indian style katar with an imported European blade.


With a hidden compartment for a small utility knife.


A rare example with pattern welded blade, retaining its original scabbard.


With gilt-copper hilt and scabbard done in beautiful Kutch style repousse work.


In Punjabi style hilt, with elaborately chiseled blade.


Of jambiya form, with pattern welded blade and fine silver scabbard mounts.