CELTIC KILT KNIFE SCOTTISH SGIAN DUBH DIRK BLACK DAGGER
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BAGPIPERS "TWISTED STEEL" DIRK FEATURES & SPECS: Historically authentic replica of the Scottish Sgian Dubh Dirk from the early 1800's 4.5 inch highly polished 440 stainless steel blade Solid Twisted Steel grip The classic look is complimented by the hefty feel of solid steel construction and an imitation Sapphire inset in the pommel Coordinating scabbard/sheath This beautiful Dirk is 9 inches overall in length
The Sgian Dubh has a strong place in the history and hearts of all Scots. It developed over the centuries from a short utility knife but its historical and cultural importance stems from the period of proscription when Scots were forbidden arms and the wearing of the kilt.
Never has one piece of weaponry evoked so many different spellings - some variations are Skene du, Skein dubh, skean dhu, sgian dubh and Skhian dubh. Phonetically it is pronounced "scheeeian doo" but everyone has a favorite spelling. The most commonly used, however, is Sgian Dubh.
Sgian is the Gaelic general