Rare 18th Century Indian Horn Vajra (Lightning combat weapon)
Here we have a very rare hand to hand combat weapon from Indian known as a Vajra. There are various designs of Vajra, but traditionally its design was of metal and resembled a modern day dumbbell. Its origins go right back to early Indian history and is referenced in the ancient Vedic scriptures. This Vajra is constructed of Indian antelope horns which are known for its strength & durability. Mounted together with brass & steel and decorated in a southern Indian style. This Vajra fits an adults hand perfectly and is the length of a small dagger. In very good condition.