Karesuando Hand Hatchet
Beauty and Bushcraft meet with this exceptional hand hatchet. The axes Karesuando craft are adapted to their environment of the barren, arctic climate, Northern Lights and Midnight Sun. They make genuine products that are shaped by centuries of handicraft traditions and natural raw materials. An out-of-the-ordinary handicraft.
- Karesuando is situated 250 km north of the Arctic Circle, along the same latitude as middle Greenland and the northernmost regions of Canada. The village was founded with its first permanent house in 1670. Reindeer husbandry is one of the area’s most important industries and Karesuando lies within the Könkämä sameby reindeer-herding area.
- This hatchet features a polished stainless steel head with a curly birch handle including an engraved reindeer antler inlay and antler end knob. It comes with its own leather sheath and belt loop.
- Length is approximately 23cm
- You must be 18 years old or over to purchase this item. By clicking the ADD TO BASKET button you are confirming that you are 18 years of age or older.
- It is illegal to supply knives or axes to anyone under the age of 18. We actively check the details of all orders for these items. Please do not be offended if we ask you to confirm your eligibility. You may be asked to provide proof of age in the form of a photocopy of your passport or drivers licence.