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Pattadese knife with buffalo 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 context, its handle being made of a buffalo horn and a chamfered nickel silver ring.

Details

Materiali: Steel, Horn, Nickel silver
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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