Also known as khukuri, these were originally used by the Gorkhas for cutting meat & vegetables, digging holes, and other odd jobs. Kukri knives balance the size, shape, and weight in a very strategic way to complement the user’s movement. Kukri blade knives are a fixed blade knife, with lengths ranging from 14 to 16 inches. Similar to machetes, these knives are used well for smashing, stabbing and slashing. The design of a kukri blade knife screams close-quarter combat. However, kukri blade knives are now one of the best survival knives one can have. Since they are quite useful in the wilderness, where you are quite far away from the civilization. Moreover, the history behind the Kukri blade knives makes them a great medieval item for collections!