Dagger Dirk Gorec
Blade of cast damask steel, straight, complex profile, with one-and-a-half sharpening, turning into a butt with a wavy notch, tapering to the point. The blade has a small stiffening rib to the point and one displaced narrow fuller. The handle is made of ebony, with a characteristic thickening in the center, in section it has the shape of a bean. The surface of the handle is decorated with a checkerboard carved notch forming a traditional Celtic braid. The lower sleeve of the handle, made of silver, is decorated with a wreath of flowers and thistle stems. The thick, curved head of the handle ends with an amethyst insert framed by an ornamented silver ribbon, decorated similarly to the sleeve. The decor of the fork and dagger knife is made in the same style as the main dagger. The scabbard is wooden, covered with leather. The scabbard device is made of silver.
Material: Cast damask steel, silver, amethysts, wood, leather.
Techniques of execution: Forging, polishing, investment casting, soldering, mounting, engraving, embossing, patina.
Overall size: 470 mm
Length without scabbard: Large: 437 mm; small: 194 mm; fork: 187 mm
Stick length: 152 mm
Blade length: Large: 288 mm; small: 115 mm; fork: 119 mm
Blade width: Large: 36-28 mm; small: 10-15 mm; fork: 10-13mm
Blade thickness: 8-5 mm
Scabbard length: 318 mm