This sgian Dubh is made of several layers of Damascus steel. The name sgian dubh means ?black knife?. This dagger was usually worn in the sleeve during the 17th and 18th century. An old custom was that a Highlander could not carry weapons inside when he entered a house. For self-defense he often hid a sgian dubh in his sock. When a fight broke out in the house he could escape or fight back with his dagger. After Culloden the soldiers of the Blackwatch regiment always wore this dagger in their sock.
The quality dagger has a length of 19,50 cm and its width is 10 cm. It is delivered including a scabbard.
This item is produced in limited quantities only. This means that every piece is unique. Sizes & finish may vary lightly from piece to piece.
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