Covered almost entirely in very fine "sadeli" marquetry that is associated primarily with Gujarat.
With a recurved blade and elaborate bronze hilt decorated with chakras.
With beautifully shaped blade and fine, elaborately chiseled hilt.
With elaborately pierced and chiseled hilt.
With wootz blade, and silver overlaid hilt that was finished with fire-gilding.
Rarely seen today, a commoner's example with carved, bone hilt.
A south Indian saber carrying the name "Sri Bhima Nayak".
The hilt inlaid with silver, once blued for added contrast.
A rare example with pattern welded blade, retaining its original scabbard.
Chiseled with a rare type of decor on the base, and with two Islamic inscriptions.
With a hidden compartment for a small utility knife.
With charming zoomorphic gauntlet with feline head.
A massive example weighing just over 800 grams. With scabbard.
A very fine specimen, complete with ruby-set scabbard.
A heavy Indian katar with substantial armor piercing blade.
Somewhat worn but once very high-quality, with great sculptural qualities and remains of silver "true inlay".
With markings attributing it to Jalore.
An interesting South Indian style katar with an imported European blade.