Daggers and Dirks
Ancient, modern and medieval daggers and military dirks.
A dagger is a double edged knife designed for thrusting. The origin of metal daggers can be traced back to the Bronze Age about 3000 BC. Since ancient times daggers have been us for battle, self protection and as ornaments. Many daggers were designed for the richest and most powerful people as far back as the Egyptian Pharaohs. This is also evident when one looks a medieval and renaissance daggers. However, the dagger is also a symbol of treachery. Many assassinations have been carried out with the use of daggers. The most noted was Julius Caesar.
Dirks are primarily known as a Scottish weapon. This dagger was commonly used in the British Isles and adorn modern Scottish dress even today.
Daggers are still in use for military and tactical personnel today.
Set of two scottish dirks one 10.5 and one 7 inch with matching scheaths.
Scottish Dirk Black - Scottish Dirk or Dagger with a blue jewel in top of the handle and nicely detailed with a wood effect finish. It has a 3.5 inch stainless steel blade and 7.5 inches overall.
Scottish Dirk Brown - Scottish Dirk or Dagger with a blue jewel in top of the handle and nicely detailed with a wood effect finish. It has a 3.5 inch stainless steel blade and 7.5 inches overall.
This Gypsy Dagger has an overall size is 11" with a blade size of 6". This blade is constructed of stainless steel with a Metal handle and Stainless Steel guard. Type of scabbard: Metal