Hand-Forged Stainless Knife with Handcarved Handle and Sheath
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Hand-Forged Stainless Knife with Handcarved Handle and Sheath

$175.00

This hand-forged, handcarved knife reflects a knife and sword-making tradition that has survived for millenia in Tajikistan. This beautiful work of art include a 6″ hand-forged stainless steel blade, a hand-carved cow horn handle and and hand-carved wooden sheath.

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This hand-forged, hand-carved knife reflects a knife and sword making tradition that has survived for millennia in Tajikistan. It is lovingly crafted by Master Ibrokhim Mirzoev of Istaravshan, Tajjikistan. Designed for use, it is also a beautiful art form that reflects the Persian traditions out of which they sprang. Istaravshan, which recently celebrated its 2500 year anniversary, was one on the key stops along the Great Silk Road. Details: • Hand-forged stainless steel blade, hand etched with dental drill
• Hand-carved cow horn handle
• Hand-carved walnut sheath (lined with leather)
• 6″ long blade, 11″ long with handle, 12 1/4″ long with sheath

 

About HoonArts Fair Trade “HoonArts” is the fusion of the Tajik/Persian word for “craft” and the English word “arts,” which reflects our company mission. We offer extraordinary hand-crafted clothing, home décor, gifts and accessories for the true lover of world culture, while building community and empowering artisans. Travel the exotic streets and mountain back roads of this little-known corner of the world, explore the culture that reflects 3000 years of civilization, meet the people in our HoonArts Fair Trade community, and shop for one-of-a-kind and limited edition treasures crafted by master artisans on the other side of the globe. As a proud member of the Fair Trade Federation, we are committed to 360° Fair Trade in all aspects of our operations. 360° Fair Trade is a holistic approach to fair trade. It goes beyond ensuring fair wages and healthy, safe working conditions. It includes long-term partnerships with artisans to help grow their businesses and strengthen their communities, while preserving traditional skills. Fair Trade Federation members go through a rigorous screening process that looks at our whole business. You can rest assured that you will get the highest quality, most authentic products, made the traditional way, while helping impoverished artisans build a brighter future for their families and communities. Keep up with news about HoonArts on our blog [http://www.hoonartsfairtrade.com/], Facebook [https://www.facebook.com/Hoonarts], Instagram [https://www.instagram.com/hoonartsfairtrade/], Pinterest [https://www.pinterest.com/hoonarts/], and Twitter [https://twitter.com/HoonArts]

 

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