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Forged Scots Knife Duo for Sale

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Price: $780

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​* Hand forged matched Scottish Knife set, with a Sgian Dubh and a Dirk. The blades are forged from high-carbon spring steel, hand filed, tempered and finished in a dark blue. The spine of each knife is pattern filed.

The matched grips are turned and carved from walnut burl, with old ivory pommels and guards, pewter rings, and a tiger-eye cabochon in a silver bezel. Sheaths are made of matched walnut burl with ebony throats.

The dirk has a turned ivory frog button with an inset tiger-eye. Wood is satin-finished with hand-rubbed Tung oil.

The Sgian Dubh has a 3” blade, 1” wide at the guard, and a 4” grip. The wickedly pointed dirk blade is 9.5” long, with a 5.25” long grip.

A fine pair for the Clan leader.

From Wikipedia: The sgian-dubh (skiːənˈdu, skee-ən-DOO) is a small, single-edged knife worn as part of traditional Scottish Highland dress along with the kilt. Originally used for eating and preparing fruit, meat, and cutting bread and cheese, as well as serving for other more general day-to-day uses such as cutting material and protection, it is now worn as part of traditional Scottish dress tucked into the top of the kilt hose with only the upper portion of the hilt visible. The sgian-dubh is normally worn on the same side as the dominant hand.

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​* Accepted for display at the 2012 Arizona Designer Craftsman (ADC) Craftsmanship juried show.

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