11 Inch Frank Beltrame Italian Switchblade Knife Genuine Stag Kris Blade

Kris Blades

The Kris blade is a wavy blade long considered to be both a weapon and spiritual object. The picture to the right shows three of the most common Italian blade styles.  From left to right they are: bayonet, dagger and kris (kriss).  Both weapon and spiritual object, the kris is considered to posses magical powers.  The earliest know kris go back to the tenth century and most probably spread from the island of Java through South-East Asia.

Italian Switchblade Blade Styles

Italian Blade Styles - 3 basic: Bayonet, Dagger, Kris