The shape of the dagger has been honed for centuries, it was formed in battles. The blacksmiths honed the lightness and strength of metal. And only after a while did the dagger begin to be applied with patterns to show its relation to this subject.
The dagger is decorated with malachite inserts. The central pattern of the scabbard and blade is a graceful deer. Material of the blade is damask steel. The blade has two longitudinal fullers at two sides. This allowed to reduce the mass of the blade and increase its strength. Combined scabbard are of metal and wood. They are decorated with handmade engraving and gold and nickel plating. Nickel plating gives silver color to the metal. The hilt of the dagger is made in the same style with the scabbard.
The dagger is one of the most popular types of bladed weapons in the world. Take a closer look at this item made by the masters of Zlatoust, they saw in the dagger not a weapon, but a piece of art that should be included in your collection.