Handmade Zuava knife with simple spring steel blade Made in Italy.
This line of regional knives
are part of the ancient tradition and are handcrafted by master cutlers who are experts in the sector who respect traditional techniques, thus managing to bring back to life the uses and customs of a place. These types of knives are typical of different capitals and areas of the Italian peninsula and, thanks to the love for tradition, they bring back to life the culture and habits of the past, thus managing to tell a piece of history.
This faithful reproduction
represents the " Zuava
a type of ancient regional knife
that takes its name from a French military body that probably used blades of the same kind still today called "French style". The use that was made of it could vary from hunting to work in the fields up to the simple use as a table knife and precisely because of the vast use it is one of the most popular knives among those of Scarperia. This object has an internal frame
made of metal
which is then coated externally with horn
or wood plates,
thus making it a sturdy
The blade, on the other hand, is in MA5M steel
and includes a simple spring
closing and opening system
made easier by the "beak" on the bottom of the handle which allowed it to be opened with one hand. Handcrafted in Italy
with quality materials, the final product allows you to tell a story by bringing to mind the uses and customs of the past
and at the same time handing down the culture of the past
thanks to the attention to detail and the passion of the master cutlers. Available sizes:
Available handle finishes
- length 14 cm (blade 6 cm);
- length 18.5 cm (blade 8 cm);
- length 24 cm (blade 10.5 cm).
: the finishes in the photos are indicative. Each ox horn handle is unique and features different color shades.