Description of the Product

A Scottish tradition, the original Sgian Dubhs were frequently worn under the shirt close to the armpit. Now it is traditional for the Sgian Dubh to be worn in the stocking of the Highlander, and the knife is frequently called a "stocking dirk". The term "Sgian Dubh" itself actually means black handled knife. This is perhaps because it was traditionally made from blackened wood retrieved from peat bogs, and in part to describe how it was always carried hidden from sight. Our Sgian Dubh has a black wooden handle that is carved on one side, smooth on the other. Embossed nickel silver fittings feature a thistle motif, comes with a sheath.

Overall 17cm
(6 9/16”), blade 8.3cm
(3 ¼”) long, 1.9cm
(3/4”) wide, 4.8mm
(3/16”) thick. Weight 50g (2oz). Made by Windlass Steelcrafts.

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- Hans Segercrantz

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