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Typical Sirupate Khukuri (Farmer's no.1 )

Typical Sirupate Khukuri (Farmer's no.1 )

Farmer's no.1 is a traditional khukuri also used in a marriage ceremony and other religious events besides daily household works in rural ...

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  • Blade Length (in): 10
  • Handle Length (in): 5
  • Blade Steel: 5160
  • Handle Material: Indian rosewood
  • Sheath: Water buffalo leather
  • Actual Weight (gm): 420
  • Overall weight (gm): 575
  • Shipping weight (gm): 875
  • Blade sharpness: Standard (very sharp)
  • Blade thickness (mm): 8
  • Edge grinding: Semi convex
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USD 60.00

What is a 'Typical Sirupate' Khukuri?

'SiruPate' is a Nepali vocabulary derived from a leaf’s name found in the hilly areas of Nepal. “Siru” is the name of the plant and “Paat” means leaf. the shape of the Siru’s leaf is slim, thin and light; which inspires the shape of the blade of the SiruPate Kukri. The name has been inspired by this plant. 

The most famous Khukuri in Nepal for a Nepali citizen is 'SiruPate Khukuri'. In fact, the second name of khukuri for any Nepalese people is none other than Sirupate. The history attached to this kukri revolves around a common Nepali; a farmer from a hilly village, his family and day to day activities. This kukri maintains the same shape, size, and standards of kukri used years ago. The legacy is continued until today hence nicknamed as Typical Sirupate.

Presenting the Farmers no.1 Kukri from Nepal

This khukuri is made exactly to that leaf pattern and all local or village people keep. Sirupate khukuri as a handy working tool and proud to possess to have one of these.

In the rural villages of the hillside of Nepal, local farmers carry out Sirupate khukuri for daily domestic and livelihood work and treat it a handy tool to assist them to accomplish an objective that involves cutting etc. They farmer love to use this khukuri due to its slim and low weight feature where the fields(farm) used to be very far from home. The kukri knife not only helps a farmer do his daily profession but also safeguards him from imminent threats and danger from wild animals while in woods. This special bond between the user and his kukri keeps him stable, strong and always at bay. His kukri becomes a guarding angel physically, mentally and religiously. Sirpaute is the farmers' popular blade in the irregular terrain of Nepal.

Sirupate khukuri is also used traditionally during the marriage ceremony and religious functions and festivals by most of the Nepalese. 

Making explained : 

Blade: A SiruPate is a slimmer and lighter compared to other kukris yet very effective. This 10” slender blade, shaped like a leaf makes it functional and mobile.

Handle: The handle comes in a basic rat-tail tang handle with wooden grip. The shape of the handle compliments the shape of the blade hence giving the kukri an attractive look.

Sheath: The black traditional sheath with metal tip adds to the beauty of this kukri. The scabbard is made of wood and covered by leather from outside.

Accompanying Knives: This typical farmers Sirupate comes with two small utility backup knives Karda and Chakmak.

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