Kukri History

July 23, 2018
RavenCrest Tactical Kukri

History of the Kukri

The Kukri, or more traditionally named, Khukuri is the national weapon and utility knife of the Nepalese people. It holds symbols of national pride, valor in battle, and personal bravery; although it is all of these things and more. With its wickedly curved edge, the khukuri is known as one of the most the most renowned fighting knives in the world.  However, the khukuri was also commonly employed as multi-use utility tool, rather like a machete. In this familiar role, it is used for the peaceful, daily tasks of chopping firewood, cutting meat and vegetables, skinning game, and opening cans […]