A South Indian type of dagger.

Also transcribed chilaanam (चिलानम).

See chilanum.

Do you have anything for sale?

I might be interested in buying it.

Contact me

Somewhat worn but once very high-quality, with great sculptural qualities and remains of silver "true…


With wootz blade, and silver overlaid hilt that was finished with fire-gilding.


Chiseled with a rare type of decor on the base, and with two Islamic inscriptions.


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.