Art and craftsmen in Bidart, near Biarritz. Our creations Artzaina, Mizpira and Bixia are about Basque Country's traditions and soil. Artzaina, the shepherd is available in pocket knife or tableware.
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Artzaina - The shepherd - Filed model and design.
Just like the makila, the ancestral walking stick of the basque shepherds, Artzaina is made of straight lines, medlar wood and chiseled metal. Proud ambassador of our crafts know-how, Artzaina is both a strong and reliable partner and a precious accessory with timeless elegance.
Basque knife Artzaina 12 cm or 10,5 cm made of medlar wood.
Artzaina is sold with its bull-calf leather sheath. See
Artzaina is sold with its bull-calf leather sheath made by hand. Satiny blade 12C27. Connector boards chiseled and glossed by hand. Forced notch spring. Handle made of scarified medlar in the tradition of the Makila. See the section about the medlar work.
Except plastics that are not sensitive to water, noble and precious materials that we use for our creations like woods, horns, mother-of-pearl, fossilized ivory, etc, don't appreciate to soak in the water ! Just wash the blade with hot soapy water and dry carefully the knife with a soft dish towel. You can also nourrish the woods from time to time by rubbing it with a drop of vegetal oil. Our creations are not dishwasher-safe.