This is 8 inch blade mini jungle wooden handle Khukuri.This is slightly smaller than standard jungle khukuri, therefore it is called Mini jungle.It is used for small cutting,pruning and similar tasks.The blade is 8" long and the Indian rose wood handle is 4" long.The blade comes with highly polished or unpolished.It is normally fit for Gurkhas hand due to its short handle and size.Almost all Nepalese use this knife because of its practical size.This khukuri weighs 500 grams along with the buffalo hide scabbard.It can be engraved with dragon or other design as your choice.The blade comes two pockets on the back of the scabbard which hold a blunt steel called "chakmak" for sharpening the blade or for striking spark from flint and a little knife known as "karda" used for skinning,cutting paper and opening later. The notch (kaura or kaudi) in the blade near the hilt of most khukuris serves as conduit for the blood on the blade to drip out, thus preventing it from soiling the hilt, as well as a device for catching and neutralizing and enemy blade.The handle is more practical, more beautiful.
Where this Kukri is Made?
The origin of the Kukri is in Nepal. Dharan is a small Gurkha town that is located in eastern Nepal. Dharan is very famous and important place for Gurkha recruiting. We have a own factory in Dharan,there are over than 200 black smith(metal smith,kamis). And all the Kukri they made by hand.
Specification of 8" Blade Mini Jungle Kukri :
This is handcrafted kukri therefore please note that each one might have slight variations in measurement
Blade size & Type: 8" (20.32cm) tip to handle, Highly Grade, Highly polished Carbon Steel blade.
Handle size: 4.5" (11.43 cm) Rat tail tang handle made of Indian Rosewood.
Overall Length: 12.5 inches (38.75cm) from tip of the blade to pommel of the handle (Aprox).
* Karda & Chakmak : These are small knives come with Kukri. Karda is small knife used of skinning animal hairs. And Chakmak is used of sharpening the Kukri blade in its blunt. When you bid or buy this In order you will also get these two unique knives.