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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st October 2021, 12:17 AM
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Posted By Saracen
I'm not worried about that. There will be a...

I'm not worried about that. There will be a wonderful wootz pattern on the insides :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th October 2021, 08:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,095
Posted By Saracen
You have a sharp eye! I hardly see these stripes....

You have a sharp eye! I hardly see these stripes. Most likely, there is really rub in the scabbard.
I know that the blade is wootz. He had already been etch, but this blade can clearly show the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th October 2021, 11:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,095
Posted By Saracen
Yes, of course, the blade of this kard is wootz. ...

Yes, of course, the blade of this kard is wootz.
There is a very beautiful, "curly" structure, similar to the wootz pattern on the blade of your Ottoman kard.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th October 2021, 05:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,095
Posted By Saracen
The Ottoman kard. Late 18th - early 19th century

The Ottoman kard. Late 18th - early 19th century
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th October 2021, 11:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,095
Posted By Saracen
Sorry, kronckew. Yesterday it was four years...

Sorry, kronckew. Yesterday it was four years since my feathered one crossed over this bridge. And I'm glad and grateful to them all that they were with us.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th October 2021, 10:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,095
Posted By Saracen
On the photo is this the cool dog, that has...

On the photo is this the cool dog, that has feathers? ;)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th October 2021, 04:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 678
Posted By Saracen
Sorry, Cyten. I can't read the inscriptions, I...

Sorry, Cyten. I can't read the inscriptions, I just remember the spelling of some of them. Let's hope that someone who knows the language will look into this topic. I am also interested in the name...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th October 2021, 04:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 938
Posted By Saracen
Ariel and Marius, thank you for your...

Ariel and Marius, thank you for your explanations.
Here is the karud (pesh-kabz) that I wanted to show...

Removed at the requirement of Mariusgmioc (inconsistency with the topic)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th October 2021, 09:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 938
Posted By Saracen
Can I share a just karud? I heard that in...

Can I share a just karud?
I heard that in English "karud" and "pesh-kabz" are the same thing :).
The first one is just "kard", and the second one is the same kard, that is worn "hilt (pesh)...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th October 2021, 10:36 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 18,937
Posted By Saracen
This is a very good topic. She is very "warm". ...

This is a very good topic. She is very "warm".
For some reason, it stopped in 2009. Why don't you continue it today?
Perhaps something has changed since that time? :)
And don't forget to show...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th October 2021, 12:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 678
Posted By Saracen
In the last photo, the Arabic ritual exclamation...

In the last photo, the Arabic ritual exclamation Mashallah (what Allah willed). But the photo is upside down. Below the stamp is dated 1278 Hijra (1861-62).
On the blade of the dagger the signature...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd October 2021, 12:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 767
Posted By Saracen
Congratulations. Excellent Ottoman Shamshir, but...

Congratulations. Excellent Ottoman Shamshir, but Persian (IMHO) crossguard introduces a slight dissonance. To restore the grips, you can also apply lanolin. An ideal remedy for dried organic matter.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th September 2021, 12:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,126
Posted By Saracen
Ariel is absolutely right as always). Both are...

Ariel is absolutely right as always). Both are Yemeni Jambiyas. Just the first one is a little Saudi).
Stephen Gracie writes that the type of this handle comes from Yemen, from the Hodeidah region....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th September 2021, 11:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,126
Posted By Saracen
Two beautiful thouma jambiyas. Jambiya in the...

Two beautiful thouma jambiyas. Jambiya in the first photo due to the rough work and reddish hue (high copper content) it seems rather late to me.
In this case, this jambiya is most likely from...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th September 2021, 12:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,048
Posted By Saracen
Thank you, Stu and kronckew. I always thought...

Thank you, Stu and kronckew.
I always thought that these two daggers have the same name.
They are really easy to mixed up.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th September 2021, 01:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,048
Posted By Saracen
This is a Shafra knife. This dagger is common in...

This is a Shafra knife. This dagger is common in Saudi Arabia, Yemen and Oman.
It can be of different sizes and styles, used together with a Jambiya or separately.
According to the design style,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd September 2021, 05:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,903
Posted By Saracen
No, Ian. It was an insight. Or, if you like, a...

No, Ian. It was an insight. Or, if you like, a hypothesis within the framework of a hypothetico-deductive model of research:), which is still waiting for its confirmation or refutation.
To do this,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd September 2021, 07:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,903
Posted By Saracen
Probably because weapons often serve as a symbol...

Probably because weapons often serve as a symbol of belonging to a certain social group.
For example, I have also never come across an image of a janissary with an Ottoman court dagger.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st September 2021, 12:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,297
Posted By Saracen
There is a strong Saudi accent here. I will...

There is a strong Saudi accent here.
I will assume that jambiya is from the northwestern region of modern Yemen or the adjacent regions of Saudi Arabia.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th September 2021, 07:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,903
Posted By Saracen
Don't worry. The topic is not so big yet that can...

Don't worry. The topic is not so big yet that can forget the question in the topic title.
But the historical photo with the "Indian pseudoshashka" is more interesting than your question.
Good...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th September 2021, 08:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,903
Posted By Saracen
A good photo. I really like the glance of this...

A good photo. I really like the glance of this bodyguard).
But it piece very little resemblance to khanjarli.
In addition, I have never seen a khanjarli, which is worn on a suspension, and not...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd August 2021, 08:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,078
Posted By Saracen
The scales on the handle seem to me too large to...

The scales on the handle seem to me too large to be mother of pearl.
I do not know a clam whose shell has such a thick layer of mother of pearl.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd August 2021, 12:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,078
Posted By Saracen
The opposite side of the scabbard is also...

The opposite side of the scabbard is also decorated in the Greek tradition: repeating sectors with plant elements. As on the scabbard of the yataghan from Ioannina shown in Robert Elgood book "The...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd August 2021, 12:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,078
Posted By Saracen
I think there are much more similarities than...

I think there are much more similarities than differences :) and these similarities give more certainty in the tradition of production than differences. In addition, the shape of the scabbard is...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th August 2021, 01:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,078
Posted By Saracen
Hi, vasilisnik. Thank you for the additional...

Hi, vasilisnik. Thank you for the additional photos and I apologize for the long wait for my answer. I had a hard weekend:).
Since there is no characteristic ornament on the blade, I think about...
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