The sword is straight, two-blade of diamond-shaped section, made of damask steel. The metal hilt with a guard is wrapped in gilded wire. The smallsword is a handmade example in the traditional technique of Zlatoust metal engraving. Metal elements of the scabbard and hilt are decorated with relief engraving and gilding. Pure 24K gold is used for gilding. The scabbard is covered in genuine black leather.
For the second century in a row, the Zlatoust metal engraving is an original and rare kind of Russian craft. It was born at the beginning of the 19th century as a way of decorating author’s edged weapons made at the Armory founded by decree of Tsar Alexander I.
A smallsword is a VIP gift designed to create a place of strength and attraction in the interior. It is completed with a gift case made of wood.