Join Date: Mar 2005
Re hilt and Blade
Hi Tom, Sounds like your moving it towards its origins. The texture of the horn caught My eye too. Problem is too much area covered by decorations. The blade is thin about an eight of an inch and rounds down from the center to semi sharp edges. Could this be Moroccan I'm thinking I read they copied Indian/ Persian Styles.The blade is slightly flexible and may well be a section of a broken blade.
I've included a recycled foot long very flexible blade that is barely more than 1/16th inch thick, it has a huge 6 1/2 in. Rhino horn hilt with Balkan shaped ends.I don't think this one came from the Balkans. thanks, Steve