Contemporary version of traditional Khanda sword. Tapered stainless Damascus steel double edged Khanda sword blade - 34.5 inch/88 centimeter long. Heavy 24 karat gold/zirconium plated yellow bronze handle with 3D images of Tenth Master Guru Gobind Singh on one side of the handle and a noble self-contained lion on the other.
Scabbard fittings have the same gold/zirconium treatment, with large Adi Shakti / Khanda symbols and Ekongkar symbols on both sides of the scabbard fittings. Images of Guru Nanak (the founder of Sikhism) and Mai Bhago (a courageous woman in Sikh history) are hand engraved on oval stainless steel panels and inlaid into the tip of the blade. All are hand engraved by Tim Adlam from Wisconsin, USA. Natural sting ray skin is used on the scabbard.
A handsome and durable aluminum alloy frame hardcase is included with this sword for storage and travel purposes.
Bronzes are mostly copper. Other alloyed elements are often, but not always, zinc and tin. Copper is known to combat lethargy, passivity, restlessness, excitability and low self-esteem. It stimulates initiative, optimism, diplomacy and independence. Copper provides a harmonic connection between the physical and astral (heavenly) bodies and aligns the subtle body. It opens an activates the sacral chakras, enriching and stabilizing the energies of intuition, sexuality, desire and vitality. It assists one in recognizing barriers which are in the path of ones development.
Gold revitalizes one's physical energies and magnifies the power of most gemstones. It supports openness and integrity and builds confidence in the wearer. It is related to worldly knowlege and an understanding of manifestation. It carries the energy of the Sun, stimulating one's will to grow and stretch beyond one's current experiences. Gold can assist one in overcoming paralysis and fear, allowing one to move through difficult circumstances. It evokes strength, determination and will and can augment low physical vitality and depressive tendencies.
Stainless Steel's energies are highly projective and it’s associated with the planet Mars, so named for the Roman God of war. As such, wearing stainless steel can be like donning spiritual armor. If you are looking to protect yourself from aggressive advances or any forms of extreme negativity, stainless steel is a good option. Having, wearing or keeping Steel close at hand, also offers one strength, courage, grit and determination.
Orders normally ship within 24-48 hours of receiving them. If you have requested blade etching on an Artisan Kirpan or “Song of the Khalsa" sword, we may need an extra day.
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This item is not available for immediate purchase, however a similar item can be ordered. Delivery time is approximately 6-12 months, depending on the complexity of the project and how many projects preceed yours.
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