KNIVES - VERIJERO KNIFE.
It is a knife of so large minor
and with the small blade. It is used in the necessities in which the facon
knife, by its form, is very uncomfortable.
knife with leather sheat.
The Verijero knife was the used
knife in the multiple tasks of the field, cuereado, castrated, pricked more
of tobacco, etc.
The gaucho took habitually this
small knife raises, that can have the size of one of table.
It receives that name to take in
the waist, of the right side, the blade aiming towards ingle ("verija"),
the edge downwards and the end towards showing outside oblique next to the
knife usually has the size of a table knife.
The form of this knife is the one
of the classic Creole dagger, that instead of its short contra edge, only
presents a bevel or chanfle, and appears generally rich sheat with finish in
silver, with most luxurious applications of gold.
This knives is called "faconcito”
"luxe" of the countryman, their handle, and sometimes their case,
was rich wrought in silver.
knife made by the artesans
It has versions that describes to
this knife like a relatively modern element, that by the end of appeared the
last century, without forgetting to us that this century has already more
than 100 years.