To give a weapon to a person means to render him the highest honors, – it has been so for centuries. Kings and emperors bestowed their faithful subordinates with weapons. Usually these were sabers, swords or daggers decorated with precious stones.
Today, this tradition has not disappeared. You can often see how presidents visiting countries exchange sabers decorated with stones and gold. So they demonstrate high respect for their guest. Such gifts over time have a high collection value. Such gifts create a history.
The saber has a feature traditional for this design – a bar for quick extraction of the saber from the scabbard. The saber with an inlay of 470 phianites will be the real pride of its owner. The hilt and scabbard of the saber are made of wood and covered with stingray skin. The ring is mounted on the concave side of the scabbard.
The saber blade is made of damask steel. Damask steel 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. Metal elements of the hilt and scabbard are decorated in the traditional technique of the Zlatoust engraving. 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.
This saber is an original example of blade products and a option of a symbolic VIP gift for a man, a leader.