Qama dagger

The Qama or ghameh قمه in Persian is a short persian sword with two edge and known as Kina in the Caucasus and a Kama in Georgia, is a type of long and wide double-edged fighting knife or short sword, native to Circassia and neighboring regions in the Caucasus. More information...

€36,00 excl. VAT
In stock 2 pcs
Item physically stored in our Warehouse in Kadan
, dispatch on 15-Apr-2024

Qama dagger

Please note: This is just an ornamental item, not intended for real use!

  • Total length approx. 57cm = 22½″
  • Blade length approx. 44cm = 17¼″
  • Handle Length approx. 12.5cm = 5″
  • Weight alone 650 g | incl. scabbard 820 g
  • Blade thickness (base): 4mm
  • Blade width (base): 5cm
  • The blade edge is approx. 0,5 -1,0mm thick
  • Point of Balance (POB): 9cm = 3½″
  • Blade from 1085 High Carbon Steel, quenched to 48-52 HRC
  • Delivery incl. leather scabbard

The Qama was traditionally carried by the cossacks, adopting it from the Circassians, and is referred to as the "Cossack dagger" and commonly as the Kindjal in Russia and Ukraine. It resembles the Roman gladius and Scottish Dirk.

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