The dagger is a very ancient weapon; the first daggers were made of wood and bone, and later of copper. In close combat, warriors used a small and light dagger as a secondary weapon, in addition to the main one, a large and heavy two-handed weapons.
The “Oriental” dagger is modeled on the Persian dagger which is a cold steel weapon with a short, curved double-edged blade. Structurally, Persian daggers are similar to Turkish, but they are more elegant and slightly smaller in size.
Each dagger is a vivid example of handmade and inspired collective creativity. Weapon makers, artists and engravers from Zlatoust worthily keep and develop traditions of metal decoration. When creating each item, they combine talent, creativity and a high level of performance.