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Ganga Jamni decorated kard
Ganga - Jamni refers to the rivers of the Ganges and Jamna. It was used to describe metalwork done in contrasting colors, usually gold and silver, in inlay or overlay work.
Marwari talwar with 1857 dated hilt
The hilt is in the typical Marwari Rajput style, made by Ram Namar in 1857 A.D.
Northern wootz katar
With different types of decor on either side of the hilt.
Bikaner lance head
With square cross-section point and several Bikaner armory markings.
A town in Rajasthan known for its blade making industry, as well as a type of sword.
Rajput sosun pattah
With wootz blade, Marwari style hilt, and its original red velvet scabbard.
Talwar of Mohta Bakhtawar Singh
A fine Marwari talwar presented to the Dewan (chief minister) of Bikaner in 1756 A.D.
A fine north Indian dagger
Of jambiya form, with pattern welded blade and fine silver scabbard mounts.
Silver overlaid talwar hilt
Never mounted, still with the shop's wooden stopper.
Katar with complex ribbed blade
A substantial example, of elegant form, with a complex grooved blade.
Alternate writing for Khēmau, an armorer working at Bundi.
An armorer working in Bundi from at least 1835 to 1872.
A katar from Bundi
The style typical for royal katar made under Maharao Ram Singh.
A gilt katar with spiraled hilt
In a style associated with Maharao Raja Ram Singh.
Golden Bundi style katar
From the collection of Dr. Leo Figiel.
All-steel Bundi katar
The blade features a sunken panel with very finely chiseled "tree of life" motiff of small leaves.