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Are knives legal in India?

This is the first thing that pops into the mind of anyone who is considering buying a knife for general purposes, adventure, or self-defense in India. India has one of the strictest arms laws in the world. So it is normal to be concerned about the legality of buying, owning,… Read More »Are knives legal in India?

Parts of a Knife

Today, knives come in a variety of shapes and sizes and with a diver range of uses and functions. However, all knives have the same base structure and consist of a few basic parts. If you are keen on becoming a knife collector or an expert on the subject, you… Read More »Parts of a Knife

Types of Knife Blades

One of the most important things, before you buy a knife, is to know what are the different types of blades that exist. Every blade design has its advantages and disadvantages and having this information helps you to select the knife that is best suited for your requirements. Now, to… Read More »Types of Knife Blades

Knife: Plain Edge or Serrated?

If a knife can be easily sharpened or touched up in the field, it is much more likely to perform better than a knife that is harder to sharpen. Plain Edged Knife The plain edge is preferable to a serrated edge when the function for force cuts is required. With such cuts,… Read More »Knife: Plain Edge or Serrated?

Swiss Army Knives

A Swiss Army Knife is a symbol of service and smart design significant the world over. The origins of the Swiss Army knife date back to the late 1800s when it was used for military purposes. The idea for the knives came about in the 1880s when the Swiss military… Read More »Swiss Army Knives

The Magnificent Khukuri

“If a man says he is not afraid of death – he is either lying or he is a Gurkha” – Field Marshall Sam ManekshawHistory speaks of the extraordinary accounts of bravery that this knife evokes. With its origins dating back to ancient times, the Khukuri is not only the… Read More »The Magnificent Khukuri