Knife by: L. Savostin, S. Sazonov
Wootz: A. Tsypkin
Materials: damascus, silver, gold, rosewood, walrus ivory, leather.
Technics: forging, casting, engraving, greening, inlaying.
There are traditional motives in this knife. Rosewood handle and sheaths are decorated with inlaying floral and nodal ornaments on the casting silver details of the knife.
On the butt of the backpiece of the handle there is the flower edelweiss.
The sculptural image of a wild ram which is standing on the rock's ledge deserves the certain attention. The figure is made of silver using the casting, then it is engraved manually.
Edelweiss is considered as a strongest amulet, and the wild ram is considered as a desired and very often inaccessible bag.
The knife Carachai is not only the hunting art knife and also it is an amulet, which is calling for defence its owner and help to reach the target.