With finer forge folded blade than most of its type.
A fine eastern Tibetan example with silver braided scabbard mounts.
With very good pattern welded blade, complete with scabbard.
Short but substantial, with its protruding tip it's rather mace-like.
A large Tibetan sword or dpa'dam, representing its classic form.
With early pierced iron pommel and a style of scabbard worn in Arunachal Pradesh.
An interesting Tibetan shortsword with acute point.
Exhibiting an interesting blend of Chinese and Tibetan features.
The dpa'dam of Tibet is a long, single edged swor
Of typical form, but with an all-silver hilt that carries Chinese silver marks.
With elaborately pierced and chased silver scabbard.
Referring to the wavy patterns on the midsection of the silver scabbard.
With ce rong or "open ravines" pattern of zig-zag lines in the steel.
A fine example of a Bhutanese shortsword with "churi chenm" scabbard.
Its silver scabbard richly decorated in churi chenm style or "wavy pattern".