“Korshun” is the Russian name for the Black Kite, the most demonic of all the birds of prey. In Slavic symbolism it carries an inglorious death to the enemy.
The blade of the Korshun-2 Kizlyar Knife is a replica of the most visible, extreme feathers on the kite’s wing, which it puts digiform during the flight.
The Korshun-2 is one of the most popular tactical knives of Kizlyar’s “duo-form milled series” military knives.
The Yenisei – is the largest Russian river system flowing to the Arctic Ocean.
The name itself means “spring flood” in the Evenki language.
The length of the river is 2166 miles. The Siberians epithetically call it the Yenisei-Father.
The Kizlyar Yenisei-2 is the longer brother of the Kizlyar Baikal. Hence it is destined for heavier tasks and combat duties. The Yenisei-2 is a super-tough utility knife serving efficiently in the situation of any kind. Be it a simple camp task, a more serious survival situation or even a heavy combat duty.
The Kizlyar T-1 combines the properties of a light ax, a carving knife and a survival knife. It copes with a range of difficult camping and hunting tasks. The powerful blade provides the false edge on the butt. This is used for cutting bones and thick branches. The handle ends with flat metal protrusion used as a hammer and an ice ax.
Due to its of its formidability, heaviness and capability the Kizlyar T-1 is very popular among soldiers and emergency workers.
Special immersion type leather sheath conceal the knife for ¾ of its length ensuring its safe storage and reliable protection from accidental cuts.
The knife does not apply to melee weapons.
The Irtysh is the most powerful and the longest river in Russia, the second extent in Asia and sixth in the world (3361 miles).
The Irtish-2 is a latest addition to the Kizlyar's range of military knives. It is designed both for heavy outdoor and combat tasks.
The spear-shape of the blade with fullers resembles a classic sword-bayonet. With its most efficient piercing capability and long cutting edge, it remains a very practical outdoor and utility knife.
“Zodiac” is an original, artistically decorated tourist knife.
The unique shape of the blade is the “calling card” of the knife.
On both sides of the blade, there is an embossed three-dimensional pattern of a Zodiac sign, made by deep etching. The details requiring fine work are carried out by hand.
A great gift for the real tourists and hunters.
The blade does not get blunt or rust.
Kizlyar Hunter M (Little Hunter) was created in 2006 by Australian knife designer Julius Conrad.
The idea was formed on the basis of traditional German hunting knives. As a result, the Kizlyar masters have managed to embody the concept in durable high carbon steel.
The Little Hunter is a most versatile utility knife. It was designed primarily for processing small and medium game animals, cooking and various campsite tasks.
The SH-4 Kizlyar Knife combines the best features of combat, utility, hunting and survival knives.
Designed for Russian paratroopers, the knife is lighter than other combat knives, and its blade has been extra heat treated for maximum strength and outstanding edge keeping qualities.
The Akula-2 Kizlyar Knife executed in oriental style, decorated with brass inserts – hilt and pommel with a relief pattern.
Swipe your finger on the blade, and you will feel its depth and three-dimensionality.
Despite its beauty, the knife does not lose its working qualities. Do not hang it on the wall, it is eager to prove itself in the work.
The cosy proportions and the detailed image of the dangerous sea predator on the blade make the knife a most practical and memorable gift.
Glukhar Kizlyar Knife decorated with brass hilt and pommel, and a deep handmade pattern on the blade.
“Glukhar” is the Russian name of a big forest bird – Wood Grouse (Blackcock).
“Glukhar” is also the largest of all the “bird flight” of Kizlyar tourist knives. Compared with its “relatives”, it has the widest blade.
“Fazan” means “pheasant” in Russian.
“Fazan” is a traditional light weight utility knife used for almost any task. An excellent meat cutting instrument having a deeply curved blade with long cutting edge great for both carving and cutting. The tip of the blade is slightly heavier, which is great for light chopping work.
“Fazan” is an elegant utility tourist knife.
Copes greatly with all the tasks set out in field conditions. Yet the element of the knife is, undoubtedly, a field kitchen. Cooking meat with this knife will delight even the most demanding chef. The S-shaped blade of the knife has a bevel butt. The blade is slightly tilted to the handle, which makes it very convenient for cutting both hunting and fishing trophy.
The both sides of the blade convey a “tattoo” in the oriental style.
The handle made of Caucasian walnut is riveted to the shank, which has a lanyard hole at the end.
The Kizlyar Baikal and Baikal-2 are almost identical high quality versatile knives. The only difference is that the Baikal-2 features a short finger guard. Hence, it does not come within the provisions of the Knife Restriction Laws in Russia and some other countries of the former USSR.
The standard Baikal features a 4-inch finger guard and is not considered a standard stocked item in the US markets.
The Taran Kizlyar Knife continues the Scandinavian Nord (Finskiy) series of knives.
This model obtained a new blade, the prototype of which is the legendary scout knife HP-40 launched in 1940. This combat knife was put into service in the USSR Red Army, and it became the ancestor of the AK-47 bayonet. The light and narrow 7/8 inch blade allowed to stab it between the ribs of the enemy with the least resistance.
From its progenitor, the Taran differs with the shape of the handle, as well as lack of typical for cold steel s-shaped guard convenient for stabbing.
The Kizlyar Varan and Anchar knife series are remarkable for an unusual form of the blade. They feature a common cosy and ergonomic handle with barrel-shaped middle part.
The slabs of the handle are made of Caucasian walnut and fixed with five rivets of stainless steel. The pommel features a lanyard hole made as a flared stainless steel tube.
The shape of the Varan’s blade is the scimitar (yatagan) type, ie it resembles a short sword with a curved blade that broadens towards the point.
The Kizlyar Anchar and Varan knife series are remarkable for an unusual form of the blade. They feature a common cosy and ergonomic handle with barrel-shaped middle part.
The slabs of the handle are made of Caucasian walnut and fixed with five rivets of stainless steel.
The pommel features a lanyard hole made as a flared stainless steel tube.
The shape of the Anchar’s blade is the scimitar (yatagan) type, ie it resembles a short sword with a curved blade that broadens towards the point.
“Strizh” is the Russian name for the swift bird. The blade of the Kizlyar Strizh almost precisely follows the contour of the bird’s wing.
Strizh is a simple, classic hunting knife. It effectively copes with any field task having a highest capacity for work.
In urgent cases Strizh can be successfully used as a fighting knife.
If you are looking for a faithful friend, helper and reliable supporter, the Kizlyar Strizh is ready to become the one.