Product Code: EKH-VEK-07
Category: EGKH Very Exclusive Kukri
Highly Graded Carbon Steel(car & jeep leaf spring, 5160) for blade. Indian rosewood for the Scabbard, Rosewood for the handle, Whitemetal and “Laha” (Nepali Traditional Glue).
Blade Length: 16 Inch
Weight: 1600 gms.(Including packaging) .
Price: US $179
This is one of the very exclusive kukri of the Ex-Gurkha Khukuri house(EGKH). 16 Inch Wooden SiruPate Salander Kukri. “SiruPate” is a typical Nepalese word derived from a leaf’s name found in the hill areas of Nepal. “Siru” is the plant’s name and leaf of it is called “Paat”. Since the shape of the Siru’s leaf inspires the shape of the SiruPate khukuri, the name is given so. SiruPate is a very traditional khukuri that is used in marriage ceremony and other religious events. It also accompanies a male dancer to perform the traditional “Kukri Dance” in Nepal. In the rural villages of hillside of Nepal farmers carry out their daily domestic and livelihood work always carrying a khukuri knife. Therefore a need for a handy, functional and mobile khukuri becomes necessary, that would indeed assist to accomplish an objective. Since a SiruPate is slender, lighter and handier - making it more practical than other khukuris, farmers prefer it and rely on it. The knife not only helps a farmer do his daily profession but also safe guards him from imminent threats and danger from wild animals while in woods. This special bond between the user and the khukuri keeps the user stable, strong and always at bay. The khukuri really becomes his guarding angel physically, mentally and religiously. A SiruPate is a slimmer and lighter compared to other kukris yet very effective. The mobility and easy-going feature of the knife make it more special and extra than its counterparts. It is designed for daily household use and also for outdoor. It is one of the most famous and common khukuris in Nepal, and thus in high demand. It is highly recommended for those who like to travel light - equally good for gifts too. The sheath is made of rosewood and The handle of this khukuri (kukri) is made rosewood with full tang. All Khukuris have two pockets on the back of the scabbard which hold a blunt steel called "chakmak" for sharpening the blade or for striking spark from flint and a little knife known as "karda" used for skinning small animals.
Blade Size and Type : 16 inch(40cm) and Unpolished blade, Handmade.
Handle Size and Type : 6 inch (15cm) and Full tang blade handle.
Overall length : 22 Inches .
Thickness Of Blade : 8 MM.
Material Used : Highly Graded Carbon Steel(car & jeep leaf spring, 5160) for blade. Indian rosewood for the Scabbard, Rosewood for the handle, Whitemetal and “Laha” (Nepali Traditional Glue).
Weight : 1200 gms (48 Oz. Approx).
Hardness of steel : spine=22-25 RC, belly=45-46 RC, edge=54-55 RC.
Complementary : Certificate of Guarantee, Tag, Wrapping Lokta Paper, RGR Cap Bazz, National Flag of Nepal.
Place of Origin : Dhankuta (Eastern part of Nepal).