Very Fine Tulwar Sword with Chevron Pattern Blade - 7877

A masterpiece of blade forging: An old Indian Tulwar with the blade forged from alternating sectors of pattern welded Damascus steel and plain high carbon steel. There are more than 20 such sectors composing this beautiful rare blade. The handle of classical Tulwar style is richly set with gold koftgari work. Very fine condition. The scabbard and scabbard fittings are recent. A fine rare elaborate art in steel.