UTILITY & TRADITIONAL KUKRI KNIVES.
Kukri knives were firstly Utilitarian and then became weapons of war, growing out of necessity came the development of military Kukri knives. Kukri knives have for centuries been an traditional utility knife in the Himalayan mountains and hills.Over the course of history the Kukri has been used in the Himalays, from the hills of Burma to the Khyber pass and has a permanent home in the land of the Gurkhas, Nepal.Kukri knives as gifts and military knives went even further, some reaching Queen Victoria in the 1850s. There is alot more on Kukri history in the menu.
Utility Kukris are used for a variety of tasks in daily life, from butchering to cutting wood for the household, they are found throughout Nepal and come in many shapes and designs depedning what they are intended for, where in the country they are from and the preferance of the user. In common they assist the human to survive, to make life easier and often a needed tool to fulfill the days tasks. For the modern user Heritage Knives Utility & Traditional Kukri´s are great for bushcraft, camping, hunting and the outdoor.
Heritage Knives Traditional and Utility Kukri´s are made for daily use in various tasks of life just as they originally were by our forefathers and ancestors.We use new high carbon steel and go about making our knives by blending both native Nepalese traditions with modern scientific (western) methods and techniques. Our blades are properly heat treated and made after the highest standards in the industry, making them probably the best Kukris made in the Himalayas. Find out more why you should choose Heritage Knives, our quality and materials.
We respect tradition and adapt to modern life, our designs are based on our heritage, frequent use, a strong purpose and anchored in tradition. When we are not busy making your Kukri we often take on Kukris needed for the neighborhood, village and town.
Heritage Knives currently offer four variations and developing more for utility and traditional Kukri/Khukuri knives. They are listed below, found in the menu tab and in the webshop.
Our Utility Kukri´s are used both locally and internationally.
UTILITY & TRADITIONAL KUKRI KNIVES:
Inspired and based on Kukris used in the Himalayas in daily life for utility.
Testing Butcher of Dharan 11" Kukri.
The Limbu Shaman Sirupate Kukri.
Rope cutting testing in the UK of the Big Dharan Butcher 15".