This is 11" British Gurkha Afghanistan issue kukri. This is used currently in Afghanistan by the Gurkhas. The Khukuri consists of a wooden handle which makes comfortable and easier grip. This type of Khukuri/kukri are used mainly to chop meat, woods and for keeping them in home to feel the pride of gurkhas and khukuris.
Scabbard of this khukuri is beautifully designed with local yak leather.
Two small knives comes along within the scabbard named as "karda" and "chakmak".
Karda which can be used to skinning animal skins, cuting papers and for small puroses.
Chakmak is used for sharpening the blades of the khukuri/kukri.
Material Used for Kukri:
Highly graded carbon steel for the blade of kukri. The outside of scabbard is made of water buffalo refine leather.The inside of scabbard is made of pinewood. The handle of kukri is made of rosewood. Finally, Brass and the traditional nepali glue "laha" are used in the making process of kukri.