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Pattada knife

The artefact

This elegant jack knife has an elongated myrtle leaf-shaped blade, typical of the well-known traditional Sardinian Pattadese knife, a spring handle and grips in light ram horn crafted so as to enhance the original grain, and is secured with nails and an engraved brass ring joint. Entirely handcrafted as a unique piece, it has ever-changing finishes and details.

Details

Materiali: Steel, Horn
Tecniche di lavorazione: The crafting of the blade, Pattadese jack knife
Dimensioni: Length 11.5 cm
Località di produzione: Cagliari

Artigiano: Non solo coltelli
Settore: Knives

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