Antique Omani Silver Arab Jambiya Dagger. 7 damascus steel blade, bone handle with chased and repoused silver mounts. With woven silver on scabbard.Ornate and intricately decorated silver covered scabbard with blue gray velvet covering on back side. It measures 12 overall, including the scabbard. It is in overall great condition for its age. No dents or holes throughout it entirety. Just the usual small scratches with age of dagger. Don't miss the opportunity to add this stunning piece of art to your collection. The Jambiyas Daggers are traditional Middle eastern/Arabia area Knives TheOmani jambiya is typically in a curved scabbard. Daggers are worn by men in Yemen to prove both social status and their manhood. Many times symbolizing the transition from child to man. One characteristic of value in Daggers is in its handles most expensive jambiyas used to be made out of rhino horn. Bone became an alternative to horn once rhino horn trade was banned.
With silver (and rarely gold) covering of the handle elevating the status of the Dagger and it's overall value. This Jambiya Dagger is exquisitely made in Silver (700-800 traditional Yemenite purity) in the most customary silver making techniques used by craftsman of the time.The Dagger has a metal wide blade and fits inside the silver ornamented scabbard. This high status type has the scabbard in two part with the upper part that can be separated. The item "Antique Omani Jambiya Khanjar Dagger Knife Arab Saudi Yemen Silver Arabian Old" is in sale since Sunday, June 26, 2016.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Middle East". The seller is "100cmolina" and is located in San Antonio, Texas.This item can be shipped to United States, to Canada, to United Kingdom, DK, RO, SK, BG, CZ, FI, HU, LV, LT, MT, EE, to Australia, GR, PT, CY, SI, SE, to Taiwan, ZA, to Belgium, to France, to Hong Kong, to Ireland, to Netherlands, PL, to Spain, to Italy, to Germany, to Austria, IL, to Mexico, to New Zealand, SG, NO, QA, KW, BH, HR, MY, CO, CR, PA, TT, GT, HN, RU, to Switzerland, BR.