JUMIS – WELL SIGN – USINSH – THE CROSS OF MARA – THE CROSS OF THUNDER – AUSTRA TREE – AUSEKLIS – ADDER
Knife specifications: ”LACHPLESIS-4” (The Bear Slayer)
Steel: forged stainless steel 65H13
Hardness: 57-58 HRC
Blade length (mm): 125 / 4,92 Inch
Blade thickness (mm): 3 /0,07 Inch
Blade width (mm): 35 /1,37 Inch
Handle: African Zebrano wood
Overall length (mm): 253 / 9,96
Even though the anniversary of Latvia’s 101st anniversary has passed, it is still worth dwelling on the feelings that each of us will remember, because the first centenary is special and also an opportunity to live in its era, however, the roots of our nation go far beyond in the past. Times change, people change, but there are things that have become almost self-evident over time as they are part of our identity. Latvian signs. Woven in belts, knitted in gloves, engraved in stones and guns, so their presence protects from misfortune, brings good luck, success, health and prosperity. Every hunter gets ready for hunting and takes his best hunting tools with him, but wildlife sometimes creates situations where even excellent knowledge and years of experience are outweighed by ordinary luck, which occurs to someone more often but to others less frequently, so it may be worth thinking about values that were considered lucky by our ancestors. AAKnives offers a very special knives series –‘’ Latvia 100’’. By combining high quality handmade knives and decorative Latvian power signs on the handle, its owner not only gets a visually beautiful knife, which will be a great addition to the collection, but also an excellent working tool . Beautifully balanced shapes, wooden pegs in natural tones and different Latvian power signs for every taste.
There are many different Latvian signs on the knife handles, such as –
JUMIS, that symbolize life, wealth, double luck, fertility and prosperity.
AKA -The sign of the well. Symbol of the sun and earth, which protects its owner from failure, protects family and home, symbolizes a certain order and a new beginnings.
ZALKTIS – (snake) is a symbol of Wisdom, knowledge and home protection. Energy of life and renewal.
AUSEKLIS – Protector of Men. Victory of light over dark. Protects from evil.
MARA Cross, which due to its positive energy is often depicted on bread, brings good luck, and good health, protects against misfortune. Mara is the highest divinity of motherhood. Resolution and completeness.
The knife will also serve as a great and thoughtful gift for a friend or loved one, but remember that the recipient of the gift must give a coin in return – that is ancient Latvian saying!