Very Good Indian Jambiya Dagger with Wootz Blade and Jadeite Handle - 12237

This Jambiya dagger is Indian, mid to late 19 C. Massive 9 inches blade 2 inches wide with a central rib, in the style of the Arab Jambiya dagger. It is forged from very good high contrast wootz and decorated with gold koftgari work. The grip is composed from solid pieces of jadeite pommel and cross guard and Mother of Pearl mosaic grip and with a white metal band at the lower part. Total length 14 inches. Very good condition. No Scabbard.