The mood and atmosphere are rightly understood, craftsmen felt the spirit of the eastern ornament, its intricacy and originality. Stylistic correspondence to historical patterns, integral composition and magnificent engraving with gilding elevates this dagger to a high artistic and technical level.
The dagger made by the masters of Zlatoust does not differ in combat qualities from the like combat daggers. It is just decorated with pure gold plating and jewelry stones which the masters decided to insert into the scabbard and hilt of the dagger. It became a unique weapon, not just beautiful, but of a collection value. Everything is thought out and elaborated – not a single excessive part, not a single excessive curl. You can decorate the wall of your office with such a dagger and scabbard.
The blade of the dagger is forged of damask steel. It has something attractive, it is noted by both experts and just lovers of metal items. This is both beauty, a raid of centuries of history, and the originality of the resulting patterns. Birch enamel decorates the metal scabbard and the hilt along the 24K pure gold plating. It gives the dagger lightness. You would want to take it and cut the oncoming streams of air.
The handmade work of Zlatoust weapon makers is a classic version of a souvenir gift for a man-protector.