Jordanian shabria dagger

length: 8 3/4"
blade: 4 7/8"
blade width: 1 1/8"
grip and pommel: 4"
weight: 2.6 oz

Mid-20th century shabria dagger, sometimes also known as a kanga. Grip and sheath are nickle silver, "jewels" are most likely glass. A French franc coin has been embossed into the sheath (it is not an inset coin.) Sturdy diamond sectioned blade with extremely sharp edges and acutely pointed tip. Everyday and dress-wear for the Jordanian man-about-town.