Sword from Bhutan with Fine Laminated Blade - 8396

We offer for sale this sword from Bhutan. It has a straight single edge 25 inches long blade, forged from laminated steel in the pattern known as Hairpin Folding. The folded layers can be clearly seen at the blade tip. A similar laminated steel is also used in the Tibetan Ke-Tri long swords. The grip is wood bound with twisted white metal wires. The scabbard is wood covered with white metal. Very good condition. A part of the grip binding is missing. A very fine blade - One of the best we have seen of this kind.