Scarperia Zuava Knife with Deer Antler Handle and Lily Engraving

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Scarperia Zuava Knife with Deer Antler Handle and Lily Engraving

The handle of the Scarperia Zuava knife is made with fine deer antler and bears an ink-engraved lily motif that confers a mark of hand-crafted distinction. This folding knife has a 9 cm long and 3 mm thick brushed stainless steel blade with a traditional simple spring-loaded assisted closure; the liner-construction handle is made with ox horn scales and convex bolsters.

The traditional Scarperia Zuava knife with deer antler handle and lily engraving

The Zuava of Scarperia, is a historic knife whose name recalls that of a legendary Napoleonic military corps, the Zouaves. Exclusively handmade since the late 19th century, it is an undisputed symbol of Scarperia's centuries-old knife-making tradition. Revered as an invaluable implement for cutting, eating, working and hunting, as well as an inseparable, close friend, it was jealously treasured and treated as a very personal item. It would share people's daily lives through entire generations until it became utterly unserviceable.

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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.


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