Dhankute Khukuri Series
Dhankuta, A small hillstate village located eastern part of Nepal can reach about 12 hours drive from by bus from the capital Kathmandu. The location is very lovely by by its natural heritage. Similary the place is also famous because of the various tribes of people live that make the place more rich by cultural and traditional point of view. Dhankuta is very famous for its craftmanship for 100s of years where highly qualified black smith family has been living from their ancient time. Khukuri making profession is being their family business for them. Khukuries made in Dhankuta has own speciality which is always different than Khukuri made in any other part of country.
Speciality of Khukuris made in Dhankuta are their blade their skillful work for the scabbard, handle and blade of a particular Khukuri. With attentation and time they spent to make each single design Khukuri, they always are being famous for. The scabbard of Khukuri made in Dhankuta is always made of Wild Rose wood, Water buffalo horn, or other animal horn collected from different part of the country and than traditional symbols like Gurkha Symbol, National flowers, national bird, national color etc. crafted on the scabbard to make a Khukuri more attractive and worthful. Similarly the Khukuri made in this place is always much light by weight but much stronger and razor sharp which can be used as hair shaver.