Tibetan knife, Shigatse
Tibetan knife is a traditional famous artwork with a long history and a longstanding good reputation in Tibet. Its distinctive feature makes itself popular with the tourists. The knife is an indispensable tool for Tibetan people who use it to cut meat, to defend themselves, and for special decoration. Generally speaking, Tibetan knives strengthen man’s courage, power and make girls look smarter and more swellish. Tibetan knife guard impresses people like the weak conquering the strong. It makes people feel safe, strong, and become full of intrepid national personality. Tibetan knives are much different in prices according to the materials and the handcraft. To buy Tibetan knives, visitors are strongly recommended to go to Shigatse, where the knives are meticulously made and decorated with delicate silver handles. One thing to be reminded is that knives are not permitted to bring on planes, if you like to buy some, just post them home.
Where to buy:
Around tourist attractions or in fairs.