Very Good Omani Khanjar / Jambiya - 13962

A typical early 20th C Arab Jambiya dagger. This style of daggers is called Omani, as its originate from Oman. However it is spread as well as other Jambiya’s styles all over the Arabian Peninsula. It has a 7 inches curved and dual edge blade with a central rib. The hilt is horn in a classical “I” shape with a silver front panel and silver fittings. The scabbard is “L” shaped covered with leather entirely embroidered with silver strips and silver wires in an intricate decorative pattern. The belt attachment is made of complicate arrangements of silver rings and twisted silver wire. All scabbard and hilt fittings are silver chased in a typical design. Very good condition. A good old original dagger.