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 Sterkh (Siberian Crane) is a kind of white cranes nesting in the North of Russia. The Sterkh Kizlyar Knives series have co-opted the nobility and gliding lines of the bird.
The three models of the knife differ from each other only in the length of the blade. Sterkh-1 is the shortest one. Its blade’s length is 4 25/32 inch (121 mm).
A kind of the Kizlyar Egerskiy Knife with anti-reflective covering. The handle is made of Elastron G – a mixture of plastic and rubber. The form of the entire structure is concise, without any excessive bendings. The handle is reliable and warm to hand.
The Russian word “Egerskiy” means “made for huntsmen, foresters, or hunters”.
A huntsman’s knife is considered a solid cleaver, used for skinning big game, applying chopping blows, removing the tusks and separating antlers.
Kizlyar Piranya (piranha) is a very handsome, strong and light knife of a smoothly curved shape in the Oriental style. Its look suits its name since it resembles the fish after which is named.
For the obvious reasons, the manufacturer refers Piranya to the category of cutting and skinning knives, though depending on the application, it can be called a reserve, auxiliary, self-defense or concealed carry knife.
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 Kizlyar Nord is a classic Scandinavian ko, the Kizlyar Finskiy’s juniour brother.
The brother, because it is just the same knife, but with a direct, not beveled, butt. And junior – due to the shorter length of the blade. All the other parameters of the two knives are identical. However, the differences outlined give the knife great advantages in the household duty. The knife is absolutely versatile in use. It is a great pleasure to use it while cutting both fresh and frosen fish and meat. The blade is very maneuverable, even long hours of work do not cause fatigue, it cuts easily and pleasantly.
Kizlyar Finskiy is a traditional Finnish knife of puukko style.
It is widely considered a most practical knife, praised and poetized in Russian culture. The Finnish blade is well-known in Europe where it has been wide-used for centuries.
A straight blade with a slightly beveled butt. The descents are wedged from the butt, and the blade itself tapers from the handle to the tip.
The Finskiy is a universal utility knife, which copes with any task well. It is remarkable for a perfect balance and excellent grip, features which made it very popular among both criminals and policemen.
Finnish Knife is stronger than Finnish Punk!
Kizlyar Stervets is a pronounced throwing knife. Its bold and aggressive appearance immediately attracts attention due to its brutal beauty.
Athletic design, black coating and excellent balance (the center of gravity is moved closer to the tip) creates the impression that the blade can hit the target in any throw, from any position.
Its double-edged blade is shaped like a spear. The steel frame is cord-wound near the handle. If necessary, the cord can be removed for replacement or cleaning.
If you need a knife which is able to cope with any task, the Sterkh-1 is the one. It is the ideal instrument for skinning game animals, cutting rope, fire sticks… This knife is eager to handle almost any job you are going to take on.
Designed as a modern version of traditional Siberian knives, Sterkh-1 gives the centuries-oldpattern new lease on life, but with modern materials and new technologies.
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.
The Pechora is a versatile all-around work knife fit for almost any task, be it indoor or outdoor. It is named after the Pechora river running through the Northern Ural mountains in the Komi province of Russia.
The knife features a finest wide blade ideal for both utilitarian purposes and hunting tasks, such as skinning game animal and butchering.
The Kolyma is a river run for 1322 miles trough Yakutia and Magadan region of Russia. The severe land of miners and convicts.
The Kizlyar Kolyma (Kallima) is a handsom and sharp pocket knife made in military style. The balance is shifted slightly towards the tip. The center of gravity is exactly in the area of the guard. The S-shaped blade is slightly arched.
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.
“Strannik” is a Russian notion close to “rover” – a person who spends their time wandering.
The Kizlyar Strannik is classic Scandinavian Puukko knife.
By design, it is a descendant of the sapper knife produced for special units of the Red Army, the NKVD-KGB, SMERSH (military intelligence during WWII).
In contrast to the combat model, the sapper has no guard. This peculiarity was immediately appreciated in the Military Intelligence, the Airborne Forces and the Navy as the knife is very convenient in in landing or concealed crawling movement.
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.
‘Skif’ is the Russian name for the Scythians or Skiffs – the group of the Northern Black Sea tribes. In ancient times the Skiffs were known as nomadic stock-raising people, living in caravans, eating milk and meat, bearing severe warlike manners, gained the fame of invincible. In the Russian chronicles of the 17th the Skiffs were considered the forefathers of the medieval Russians.
The Kizlyar Skif is a greatest gift for every tourist or hunter. The reliable blade does not go blunt or rust. It easily cuts fish and meat with bones.
The universal shape of the blade is versatile enough for most tasks possible.