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5160 Spring Steel Dungon Bolo
The Dungon Bolo is named after a place in Northern Luzon between La Union, Benguet, and Pangasinan where Bago tribes had its own blacksmithing industry also. This blade is distinguishable by the fittings in the handle, usually cast in aluminum alloys and the centered grip made of exotic woods like ad-daan , ipil-ipil, or kamagong. The Dungon Bolo is usually designed as common Katipunan bolos, pointed and with belly. Other names used in the north are “Natirad” , “Pimmagay”, and “Dahong Palay”.
BLADE: 5160 Carbon steel, selective tempered for machete hardness, grooves signifies the “BATEK/BATIK”(ancient marks/Tatoos Of Maharlikan(filipino) Warrior.
HANDLE: beautifully hand curved ” Kamagong” or ebony with good grip design to hold hand comfortably. Fittings in Brass parts
SHEATH: Mahogany, Kiln and cured to aged; Natural finish to show wood grain and authenticity and uniqueness of each piece. beautifully hand curved with “Batek” warrior pattern and a waved rattan to prevent the scabbard from splitting .Built with clips to ensure safety and quick draw of blade, it also serve as a belt loop for the sword. This unique design is a signature product of the bago tribe in the northern Philippines