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Jambiya Knife


This Jambiya is a functional replica of the historic design found in Persia and India. Comes factory sharp.


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Circa 1400's

The Jambiya is found in every country that has been inhabited by the Arabs, from Turkey to the Balkans, even in Spain. It is unsure how old this exotic knife type is. Our offering is of the form found in Persia and India and is worn at the stomach under a sash or belt. Beautiful solid hardwood grip with decorative rondels. Hardwood scabbard covered in thin black leather with nickel tip. Made by Windlass Steelcrafts and comes factory sharp.
  • Overall: 14-3/8"
  • Blade: 8-1/4" long, 2" wide, 3/16" thick
  • Wt: 12 oz


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Excellent functioning Khanjar
I really like this Khanjar as far as the handle shape and material, the fit and finish, the shape and size of the overall knife and the proportions of the handle to the blade. I also think the price of the knife is fair.
- Ramon, July 23, 2021 | Verified Purchase
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A great knife, after a little bit of work.
A really excellent project knife.  This is very nearly a 5 star knife for me with some caveats.  It is a little on the overly thick side, and the sharpening service was quite poor (my other experiences with AC sharpening has been good) This means the knife I received was not functional and needs quite a bit of hand filing and refining. However the finished product after putting some work into it, is a fantastic knife, and a very underappreciated one in the west.  I can without hesitation recommend this knife if you are interested in Middle eastern weapons/history.
- Joseph, May 08, 2021 | Verified Purchase
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Jumbiya Knife
Well done and sharp. fit between scabbard and blade is very loose, can be pinched a little to tighten. very nice looking. a good buy.
- Kenneth, October 05, 2020 | Verified Purchase
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Good buy, great retailer
First of all, I am totally pleased with the knife itself. You folks did a really good job on the sharpening. Ergonomically, the handle and my hand are an excellent fit, and it is quite easy to wield this double-edged beauty.
The major drawback is the sheath included with the Jambiya. While pleasing to the eye, functionally it is a disater. The fit between sheath and blade is so loose that the knife could easily fall out if I bent over,  But then again, I'm not in the desert, I have no reason or desire to employ this weapon tactically, and I sincerely doubt that it would fit very comfortably under a rigger's belt. And I have no immediate plans to start wearing traditional Arab attire, but were I ever to do so, the jambiya will be under my sash over the belly.
Altogether, I consider this an excellent purchase. I will continue to add to my collection with the valued assistance of Atlanta Cutlery.
- Dennis, January 29, 2019 | Verified Purchase
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Very good knife
I love this knife, the fit and finish is first rate. I don’t know if I should display it or use it
- Robert, December 21, 2018 | Verified Purchase
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Giving it 5 stars because my friend got a tighter sheath though mine was loose, i think it was a fluke. It was pretty easy to righten with some glue and a cedar shim.
Hands down the BEST jambiya on the market both in looks and functionality. Have to learn the trick of resheathing it properly since it has that sudden curve. Also the sharpening was rather good. Would have put a more thin edge on it myself rather than a second bevel but at the size here, its just as good. Contemplating buying another one for modification.
- Timothy, December 09, 2016 | Verified Purchase
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