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Pattadese knife with mutton horn handle

The artefact

This pattadese jack knife is reinforced with an inner core and features a straight stainless steel blade; it is traditionally used in pastoral and contexts, its handle being made of a mutton horn and a chamfered nickel silver or brass ring.


Materiali: Steel, Horn, Brass
Tecniche di lavorazione: Pattadese jack knife, The crafting of the blade, Ring joint, Punching
Dimensioni: Blade cm 10 to cm 15
Località di produzione: Pattada

Artigiano: Stefano Bellu
Settore: Knives

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