8" Dhankute Horn Deer Handle

$75.00
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EKH-ENR20-012
This is 8" Dhankute Horn Deer Handle Khukuri. The name “DhanKute” of the khukuri is given after its village name where it originated centuries ago. Dhankute people specialized in many ornamental, Souvenir and decorative displayers amongst which the DhanKute khukuri
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This is 8" Dhankute Horn Deer Handle Khukuri. The name “DhanKute” of the khukuri is given after its village name where it originated centuries ago. Dhankute people specialized in many ornamental,Souvenir and decorative displayers amongst which the DhanKute khukuri is one of their prized and prestigious establishments. This Dhankute Horn khukuri (kukri) derived its name from Dhankuta village in eastern Nepal. Only the skilled craftsmen of this village can make this kind of khukuri(kukri). Using buffalo horn for scabbard which is embellished with national symbols of Nepal such national bird (Danfe), national flower (Laligurans), Gurkha insignia ( cross khukuri),The handle of this khukuri (kukri) is always depicted with the inscription of the temple. This khukuri (kukri) is considered as a decorative because of the priced possessed with the work done on it though the quality of the blade being the same as the working ones.
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Material Used Highly Graded Carbon Steel 5160, water buffalo horn, Brass, white metal and "Laha" (Nepali Traditional Glue).
Belly 1.6 Inch.
Blade Size and Type 8.5 Inch (21.59 cm), Hand Forged Polished Blade.
Handle Circumference 3.9 Inch.
Handle Size and Type 4 Inch (10.16 cm) tail tang deer Horn Handle.
Hardness of steel Spine = 22-25 RC, Belly = 45-46 RC, Edge = 58-60 RC.
Lower Spine 3 mm.
Upper Spine 9 mm.
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