Basque knife |
Model n° THDUR10OL
Olive wood handle
2 brushed stainless steel bolsters
Forged spring, hand engraved
12C27 stainless steel blade
Delivered in a leather sheath with belt loop, shell decoration on flap, symbol of the Compostele Pilgrims
Delivered with certificate of origin and guarantee
The traveller’s knife is a replica of a knife which was sold to the pilgrims along the way to Santiago de Compostelle early in the nineteenth century.
This original knife has been redesigned (forged spring, thickness of its blade, its shape), to become a reliable rustic knife.
The story of the pilgrinage to Santiago de Compostelle began in 820 with the discovery of the grave of St-James the Greater at Iria Flavia in Galicia.
King Alphonso II ordered to raise a little sanctuary over the grave in order to honour the saint.