15″ Limbuwan Khukuri

$ 249.00

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Product Description

Khukuri weight:          505 gm
Total weight:                720 gm
Blade size:                    15″
Handle size:                 5.5″
Upper spine:                8mm
Blade material:            High carbon steel
Handle material:         Water buffalo horn handle
Sheath material:          Khare Pipal (a type of fig tree) wood lined with Water buffalo leather

Product Description:

This is a 15” special Limbuwan Khukuri .

It has a longer sized blade which is thinner from the spine. People of eastern region of Nepal used this type of khukuri as weapons. These khukuris were very famous during the war. In 1814 warriors from Nepal’s eastern region participated in the civil wars. In 1st World war Rai & Limbu people from the Nepalese eastern region had participated in British Gurkha Army. They used this khukuri to fight in the war. Today, that period still reign in the hearts of Nepalese. This khukuri can easily cut 4 inches or “four fingers” also known “CHAR AMAL” deep,  which means death with a single swing. Most Limbus prefer this khukuri as their cultural diaspora.

Two small blades namely Karda & Chakmak are also part of this kukri.

Karda is the sharp small knife which is typically used for pluck shaving bamboo to make baskets, carpets, carving, digging holes, skinning animals, eating, preparing kindling,