In ancient times, the dagger was considered a cold steel arms with a short straight or curved blade, sharpened on both sides. It served as the main protection of the male warriors and was their sacred amulet. Nowadays, vintage dagger has turned from a weapon into a unique work of art, but at the same time, its meaning for a man has not lost its original content.
The dagger was known as a noble arm in the 12th century when it became a part of knight’s weaponry as the "knightly dagger", or more properly cross-hilt or quillon dagger, and later was used for additional defense in close combat with swords, court or rapiers.
Handmade custom daggers are the result of a joint work of the designers, art council and knife makers. Each custom dagger has its own unique style, ornament and shape. Each separate element has a historical peculiarity and territorial affiliation. In our collection we expose examples of different kinds and worldwide styles of Handmade daggers and we are trying to show their significance in world military ceremonies and blade making culture.
Such vintage dagger will be a wonderful gift for connoisseurs of special artefacts and collectors. They are made in a single copy, which means that no one can doubt its uniqueness and exclusivity. Custom art dagger can emphasize the features and hobbies of its owner, become a great centerpiece of his interior. Strength, determination, self-confidence, passion and masculinity - all this is concentrated in the hands of the owner, tightly gripping the handle of the engraved dagger.
It initially served as the weapon for face-to-face combat aimed to protect its owner and cause severe injuries to the opponent. We should also consider the ancient historical evidences of its sacred and ceremonial meaning. Thus, it was involved in different rites as a specific attribute for ritual sacrifices, body modifications and as the religious artifact itself. The earliest specimens of handmade daggers comprised of ivory, flint or animal bones date back to Neolithic era. Since that time humankind has mastered the art of smelting and forging, and later we can see further samples made of copper, iron and even gold.
Antique engraved dagger also plays an important role in world history, as it caused the death of power players. Julius Caesar was cruelly murdered by the repeated series of Assyrian dagger stabs. And he was just a man among hundreds and thousands of victims in the lasting battles of ideas and principles.
In our collection we memorialize and pay compliments to the great names of history, outstanding wars and national military forces. Every custom art dagger stands as the artistic relic with its own character, cultural and historical background, with the use of the following traditional methods of metalwork and decoration techniques:
There are two categories of custom made daggers in our catalogue: Aristocrat and Silver Age. Here you can also find the group entitled “The greatest Personalities” with William Cromwell, Otto von Bismarck, William The Conqueror, Genghis Khan having the blade made of stainless Damascus steel and many other vintage daggers for sale.
We pay attention to the most exquisite details, so that the final custom made daggers be highly appreciated by our customers. To please their taste and satisfy the highest demands, the luxury wooden boxing of any article reminds of the true value of its content. Our daggers to order may become the gem of the whole collection or symbolize respect for its noble presentee.