MERMAID BONE HANDLE SHOP ULU

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MERMAID BONE HANDLE SHOP ULU

114.99

The Shop Ulu with a Mermaid Bone (Steller's Sea Cow bone) handle and handsome brass rivets also comes with a carved antler stand for safekeeping and to display the ulu when not in use.  The small handle style provides a strong, easy grip for tough jobs in small places. This Yup'ik style ulu is sharpened on both sides like a traditional European knife.

Dancing Man knives and ulus have a unique story to tell! 

It begins with the design of each blade, shape and style. Each piece has been carefully crafted with the traditional construction of the indigenous Alaskan people as advised by Native Alaskan women.

Even more impressive, the blades are recycled steel cut from carpenters' handsaws, two-man crosscut saws, or bandsaw blades - most of them turn-of-the-century antiques used in the settling of the Last Frontier. Craftsmen prize this steel for its lightness, flexibility and ability to maintain a razor sharp edge. 

Maynard Linder (the Dancing Man) lives in Homer, Alaska and has been crafting authentic handmade ulus and knives since 1990.  Dancing Man knives and ulus are a one-of-a-kind Alaskan souvenir, linking the traditions of centuries with the people of today.

Leather sheaths and sharpeners can be bought separately on our website.

Dimensions: approx 4 inches high x 4 inches wide (widest part of blade)

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