The sword of the tribes living in and near the Khyber pass.
With wootz handle with fine pierced pommel dome.
Chiseled with a rare type of decor on the base, and with two Islamic inscriptions.
With gilt copper scabbard and multi-row twist-core blade.
Persian wootz shamshir in a talwar hilt from Lahore.
An old warhorse with several repairs.
Made by a maker called Noah in 1809 for a certain Mehemmed Ağa Fî. With beautiful golden overlays on blade.
In Punjabi style hilt, with elaborately chiseled blade.
With bifurcated S-shaped blade in talwar hilt.
Sawasa is a copper-gold alloy that was patinated a "raven black" and then highlights were parcel-gilt.
With an armory stamp dated Hijri 1326, corresponding to about 1908.
A remarkable example of bladesmithing with a 5 row twist-core pattern that meanders over the blade.
With gold plated hilt and pattern welded blade.
Blade marked with VOC Amsterdam monogram, and the year 1769.
With Dutch VOC blade, marked with the Amsterdam monogram.
A very good sword from South Sulawesi (Celebes) with silver mounts and a dated VOC blade.