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Split pegs, Churia (peg knives), walking sticks & hiking staffs…

Romani clothes pins (split pegs)

 

The clothespins (clothes pegs) of the kind that have been made throughout the ages by the Romani Fohki for sale. Hazel wood or Willow wood.

 

Single: GBP1 (Euro 2) (incl. Surface mail) (suggested minimum donation)

 

1/2 doz. GBP5 (Euro 10) (suggested minimum donation)

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Traditional Romani Churi (peg knife)

 

The traditional knife, converted from an old table knife, that used to be used, and still is being used, for the making of said pegs (and everything else near enough).

 

The knife is cut from an old discarded table knife of yesteryear – mostly Firth Stainless steel from Sheffield) and the handle made from local tree wood (Birch, Beech, Oak, Ask, Hawthorn, Blackthorn, Yew). The sheath is recycled leather; mostly old bags (also often discarded) or other heavy enough leather.

 

GBP15 (Euro 20) (suggested minimum donation)

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Churi shown here is for illustration purposes only and NOT for sale.

Churis currently available

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Romani Churi (code: 080306)

 

Firth’s Stainless steel, 2.5-inch cutting edge, handmade leather sheath, Prunus wood handle, oiled.

 

If interested in obtaining please use contact form with your offer for donation.

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Reserved

Romani Churi (code: 081106)

 

Firth’s Stainless steel, 2.5-inch cutting edge, handmade leather sheath, Beechwood handle, oiled.

 

If interested in obtaining please use contact form with your offer for donation.

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SOLD

Romani Churi (code: 082606)

 

Firth’s Stainless steel, 2.5-inch cutting edge, handmade leather sheath, Prunus wood handle, oiled.

 

If interested in obtaining please use contact form with your offer for donation.

Gypsy Union 2006/2007