This is a Janbiya Arab knife with a bone handle. Janbiya is the Arabic term for a specific type of dagger with a short curved blade and a medial ridge that originated from Yemen. The term janbiya is used more often in Yemen as well as in India and it is most closely associated with the people of Yemen and Najran in Saudi Arabia. Men typically above the age of 14 wear it as an accessory to their clothing.
The blade is stainless steel and sharp, it measures 10 inches. The total length of this dagger is 14.75 inches and it weighs 326g. It comes with a leatherette sheath with belt loop. A nice addition to any collection.
- Total Length: 14.75″ (37.4cm)
- Blade Length: 10″ (25.4cm)
- Weight: 326g (11.5oz)
- Janbiya Curved Blade
- Stainless Steel
- Bone Handle