Historic Calabrese Knife

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Historic Calabrese Knife

The historic Calabrese folding knife is made with a fine buffalo horn handle; the blade is in brushed 70c stainless steel, and it is fitted with a traditional simple springless closing mechanism.

The traditional Calabrian knife

The typical knives of Calabria are so diverse in shape that we can assume that the regional Calabrian knife produced in Scarperia has been profoundly elaborated by local craftsmen, who have drawn on their own repertoire. The Calabrese knife is a replica of an original springless model from the 19th century. The function of these particular Calabrian knives is not clear; they were probably intended as part of a woman's trousseau. The main production centre, and perhaps the only one, was located in the area comprising the neighbouring districts of Sersale and Andali, near Catanzaro. The buffalo horn handle is crafted with linear carvings to embellish it.

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Weight of the Knife

120g

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ARTISANAL PRODUCT: THE LUXURY OF A UNIQUE HANDMADE PIECE

From the encounter between the raw material and the skilful hand of the man, high quality masterpieces are born, synonymous with creativity and elegance. The raw materials are carefully selected and modeled in a workmanlike way, the removal of the material, the forging of the blade and the cutting of the horn are still carried out according to traditional methods, guaranteeing the quality of manufacturing. Small imperfections and shapes that are never exactly the same as those shown in the photographs, testify to the artisan essence of the products, born to be beautiful to look at and to last over time, perfectly embodying the ideal of luxury of the unique handmade piece.

SHIPPING AND DELIVERY

Destination Shipping costs Delivery time
Italy GRATIS* 3-5 working days
Europe € 20,00 Estimated delivery times will be communicated upon receipt of payment.
Extra-UE Depending on country of destination
*Deliveries in Italy are always free of charge (excluding major and minor islands), as is collection from the premises. Deliveries are made on working days, from Monday to Friday.

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