400,000 RUB Approximate price 5415 USD, 19889 AED, 20311 SAR
A souvenir smallsword is intended to become a symbol of charisma and interior decoration. The smallsword symbolizes the ability to protect and leadership. This is the work of the masters of Zlatoust, suppliers of premium weapons, utensils and decor elements in the imperial style for the Moscow Kremlin and the main residence of the President of Russia.
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.