Category Archives: Knives

New blade – a Burmese dha

A visit to my usual antiques shop in the perennial search for new and interesting kukris has led me in an unexpected direction.  I have mentioned before that some kukris just look right – all the proportions are visually correct; … Continue reading

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1940s, bone-handled, fighting kukri

(This post originally appeared under the title: “1940s, bone-handled, woman’s kukri”.) As mentioned elsewhere, I saw an interesting bone-handled kukri in a local antique shop and made a note to go back and buy it at a later date, finances permitting. … Continue reading

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1940s, bone-handled, woman’s kukri

As mentioned elsewhere, I saw an interesting bone-handled kukri in a local antique shop and made a note to go back and buy it at a later date, finances permitting.  A later date arrived and the kukri is now mine, following a … Continue reading

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