There is nothing to be broken in the knife of the extreme strength. Like the majority of the Kizlyar brand knives, it comes with a sturdy sheath of natural leather. On the both sides the sheath is decorated with embossed artistic ornaments.
The Russian notion “Stervets” is similar to English “blackguard”. Might be this association made the designers coat the blade by black oxide.
The main specialization of the Kizlyar Stervets determined by its design and shape of the blade is a throwing knife.
Optionally it can be used as a spear or harpoon. Its household usage is unlikely, but possible, though its short handle is just 2 ¾ inches long.
The false edge of the blade, made in the form of an ‘undercut’, is 1 5/8 inch long, and is just designed for domestic tasks, albeit with a small performance.
The 72-75 degrees point angle remains the same over the entire length of the 3 inch cutting edge. Just as the Kizlyar Strela and Piranya knives, Stervets has no lanyard, which again confirms the ‘throwing’ destiny of the knife.
Stervets gives a lot of fun and a strong desire to throw it again and again. The controlled flight and a mellow sound “tummm” when entering the target cause a most positive emotion. The stable throwing results are achieved from the distance of 10-16 feet, when the knife is gripped at the blade. The goal is almost always pierced at the angle of 90 degrees.
As a spear, the shafted knife flys well and far. It can hit the target from the distance of 50 feet.
The knife does not apply to melee weapons and has the confirming certificate.