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CRETAN SILVER WAR KNIFE 550.00€

The Greeks of antiquity , but also the Turks had a keen appreciation in silver decorated weapons . And the knife was for Cretan men sacret jewelry , so this is the silver knives those exposed as elaborate and precious examples of traditional crafts . In historical research, however, to understand the past, we are interested in all the items used by native Cretans , in this case, the knife that usually Cretans kept the on them . The truth therefore is that silver daggers was only for a small minority . Previously belonged only important chieftains , and later from the time of the Cretan State , and devotees who had the appropriate amount for their construction . And are not worn every day , but the days off and ' official' cases . Even in the old days silver was an expensive material, but also the work of the craftsman who had to spend several days to carve a silver tray was also expensive and hard labour for its time , as it is today . Instead of " silver work knives " the great majority of Cretans was equipped with the classic Cretan knife , always very strong and very meticulous blade, but with wooden case , lined with thin skin (usually goat ) or connected with two plates of sheet metal that was placed over the skin or over the bare wood on two edges. The upper part of the housing, from where it enters the knife was always protected by an embedded metal ring (of tin or zinc) and under the head of the snake or dragon , always of the same material . The parts of the knife are: Of pins or rivets , or nails - Chain Tassel - or FLOURAKI or suspenders or fringing or xomplia ( xomplia The word must be the oldest and all states and the existence of other than the coins and another deterrent decorative object, such as corals , etc.) - Macia or chews , consisting of : Petalida gem and torch . - Kerkeli : The loop on the wretch from which hung the xomplia . Wretch - or sheath or pouch Zeki - or zechia Permanedes - bending, or chapsedes or kapsedes - Blade or blade - Boats. ( Daggers was famous because it was " skafidota ." This term originally meant to be a decorative groove as gully that was being made in the middle and along the spine of the blade , and gave the impression of " trough ". Later it began to mean T shape created from letting out of the back of the blade. - Tsemperliki Also referred Cretan knife and depending on the size and material as Passalis , basalis , pasaliskos , pasalidaki , Bouniali , bounialaki , Bitsakos and parazostres , Lazos , skouromachaira ( large ) The knife in our site is 36.5 cm long and 400gramaria varos.Ferei hallmark of asimotis housing tou.Lavi Bone ox and coins copied Cretan civilization .Our knife is 36.5cm 353gr. It has been marked as silver 950.Hadle from cow bone and coins copied from the original money of Crete as State.
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