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Sa leppa

The artefact

Renowned and clearly recognisable in the sabre shape with a long blade and a small horn handle, sa leppa is the most typical Sardinian knife. Entirely and accurately handcrafted, this elegant knife has a fixed blade in carbon steel and a shaped handle in light ram horn.

Details

Materiali: Steel, Horn
Tecniche di lavorazione: The crafting of the blade, Fixed blade knife handle with grips
Dimensioni: Length 40 cm
Località di produzione: Cagliari

Artigiano: Non solo coltelli
Settore: Knives

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