The Princely Dagger

Koftgiri,

India

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Make heads turn with this strikingly grand dagger that's an example of the fine art of Koftgiri. A unique craft done on weaponry, Koftgiri ensures a regal finish to every product it creates. With silver inlayed onto Damascus steel, this dagger takes you back to a time when royalty ruled the world. Makers who settle for nothing other than perfect, this is a must-have ornamental object d'art for anyone bitten by the culture bug.

Regular Price: ₹1,700

Special Price ₹1,000

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  • Heritage
  • Contemporary

Ornamentation on armament was integral to Mughal and Rajput cultures. Traditionally, the Siklikar community has been practicing this craft in Udaipur, Rajasthan, who crafted functional yet exquisitely ornamented weaponry for the Rajput warriors. This has evolved into modern day decor.

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    Process of Making

    In Koftgiri art, to enrich the surface of the base iron metal (Damascus steel), minute carving lines with different motifs are drawn with a knife (known as chirni) to create a rough, finely lined surface, which is then heated on a stove until red hot and then allowed to cool naturally. The object is clamped in a vice and very thin silver wires are in laid in the carved grooves. The surface is processed and polished for embedding the silver in the surface of the metal making it an art-enriched ob...

  • Anatomy of the Product

    Process of Making

    Anatomy of the Product

    Dimensions(cm):
    Length: 26
    Width: 4
    Height: 2
    Weight(gm):230.0000
    Craft : Koftgiri
    Colour : Black, Silver
    Placement : Counter Top

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