Uzbek knife (Damascus, Karelian birch)
Uzbek knife-pchak. Pchak is the national knife of the Central Asian peoples — Uzbeks and Uyghurs. Traditionally has a straight wide blade. A thin round handle in cross-section is attached at the level of the butt, slightly expands to the head, sometimes ending in a beak-shaped pommel. The pchak is worn in a wide, straight leather scabbard. It is distributed throughout Central Asia with slight differences in ornament and proportions. The knife itself is great for slicing meat and vegetables. It is considered a good gift for a man and an indispensable assistant in the kitchen.