the SiruPate 15inch (Famous)
The effortless yet effective SiruPate 15" FAMOUS would be a great knife to pick up from when longer yet lighter functional kukri knife is wanted..
15inch SiruPate khukuri; famous nepalese kukri knife; an effective and efficient kukri like a sword
“SiruPate” is a typical Nepalese word derived from a leaf’s name found in the hill areas of Nepal. “Siru” is the plant’s name and its leaf is called “Paat”. Since the shape of the Siru’s leaf inspires the shape of the SiruPate kukri, the name is given so.
SiruPate is a very traditional kukri that is widely used for domestic purpose, in marriage ceremony and other religious events. It also accompanies a male dancer to perform the traditional “Kukri Dance” in Nepal.
In the rural villages of hillside of Nepal farmers carry out their daily domestic and livelihood works largely carry sirupate kukri knife. A need for a handy, functional and mobile khukuri like the Sirupate becomes necessary. It would assist the user to accomplish his work easily and effectively. A SiruPate kukri is slender, lighter and handier; making it more practical than other kukris. Hence farmers prefer sirupate over other kukris and highly rely on it. The kukri knife not only helps in daily business but also safe guards the user from imminent threats and danger from wild animals while in woods. This special bond between the master and his khukuri (sirupate here) keeps the user stable, strong and always at safe bay. The kukri becomes like his guarding angel physically, mentally and religiously.
Feature of Sirupates >>
A SiruPate is a slimmer and lighter version compared to other kukris thus very effective and functional. The mobility due to balanced weight and easy-handling features of the sirupate make the kukri knife more special and essential than other kukri models. Traditional SiruPates mostly come in a basic rat-tail tang with wooden handle secured by brass fittings. Sirupate is one of the most famous and common kukris in Nepal and very high in demand amongst the locals. Sirupate is also very famous with the Gurkhas since it is easy to use and very functional. The traditional Sirupate version is highly recommended for those who like to travel light and also make great gift for your loved ones.
Sirupate 15 inch kukri profile >>
Why sword?? Since the kukri comes in a mini sword size and can also be used like a sword for brutal consequences..
Size of blade: 15 inch approx
Materials: Water buffalo leather scabbard, Indian rosewood handle, 2 x small knives
- Actual Weight (gm): 725
- Overall weight (gm): 975
- Shipping weight (gm): 1425
- Blade finishing: Polished
- Blade sharpness: Standard (very sharp)
- Blade material: 5160
- Place of Origin: KHHI, Kathmandu, Nepal
- Accompanying knives/B-up: Karda Chakmak
- Blade thickness (mm): 8.5
- Handle finishing: Polished
- Sheath: Water buffalo leather
- Tang type: Stick
- Fixture: Brass
- Edge grinding: Semi convex
- Edge Hardness: 55-57 hrc
- Blade (panel) Grinding: Full Flat
- Function: Defending, Domestic use, Fighting, Jungle warfare, Regular Work, Attacking