Alessandra De Santis

Phurpa

The Phurpa is a ritual object rather widespread in Asian countries that have been influenced by Tibetan. Sometimes called "dagger sacred" the Phurpa was used in rituals by high level tantric practitioners, to fight evil spirits and to destroy obstacles.

Navaja

Spain has a well established and rich knifemaking tradition, especially in cities like Toledo, Albacete, Ciudad Real, Granada, Jaén, Valencia and Seville, whose blades are known worldwide.

Kaskara

The antecedents of many Arab and Ottoman swords and daggers are to found in the sword of Sasanians and also in those of Bronze Age Luristan (the current western Iraq).

13° Edition of Culter Expo knife show in Novegro (Milan, Italy)

IWA 2016

The 2016 edition of IWA Show in Nuremberg has brought to Europe a lot of news in the blades industry and was attended, for the first time, some world-famous custom knife makers, such as Rick Hinderer and Todd Begg.

5th Edition of Custom Knife Show - Livorno (Italy) - 2015

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