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The inheritance of Tselung Knife

Publish Time: 2018-07-05 Author: Chen Man From: Kangba TV

Tselung Knife is a kind of Lhatse Tibetan knife. Tseten Wangyel, an intangible cultural heritage inheritor at national level, is hailed as Father of Tselung Knife.

Handmade and sharp, Tselung Knife has a delicate iron clap connecting the blade and the hilt.

The sheath, carved with vivid patterns of the dragon, phoenix, tiger and lion, is made of silver and brass.

With no complicated patterns, the knife looks elegant and simple.

The ancient Tselung Knife is utensil of Tibetans, and also can be used as a defense tool and accessory.

Now, the knife has become a popular tourism souvenir.

Tseten Wangyel, an intangible cultural heritage inheritor at national level, makes a Tselung Knife, a kind of Lhatse Tibetan knife. (Photo/Zheng Lu)

Photo shows the exquisite Lhatse Tibetan knives. (Photo/Zheng Lu)

As a part of Tibetan culture, the Tibetan knife is a precious cultural heritage of Tibetan people.

As the Tibetan knife brings income for people, the making skill also develops, playing a vital role in promoting Tibetan culture. 

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