Forging up a Karambit Knife

A karambit is a peculiar type of knife with its own fighting style. It is a very curved knife with no point for sticking. So it is a wholly slashing weapon. Pretty nasty yet pretty beautiful. And it is made to hold in more than one way. The ring on the end of it is for either your index finger or your pinky finger. Thus you hold it either  up or down.

I will be finishing this knife soon and posting a video and more about the process. Here is a look at it pre-forging and pre polishing: