Butterfly Knives and BaliSong

Butterfly knives are pocket knives where the two handles counter-rotate around the tang so that when closed the blade is concealed within the grooves in the handles. In the hands of a trained user, the knife blade can be brought forth quickly using one hand. Manipulations (flipping) are performed for art or amusement and require great skill.

Butterfly facts for you:

  • Other names? Many of us are used to calling a butterfly knife a balisong. Did you know they're also called a batangas knife. 
  • They date back to the early 1700s. The book "Le Perret" shows an obvious sketch of a butterfly knife or balisong knife, and is dated 1710 A.D. The book itself suggests the balisong was developed in the late 1600's or early 1700's A.D. The balisong is a traditional weapon of the Flilipino fighting art of Eskrima, dating back to around 800 A.D., but it was not prominently featured in the arts until much more recently. The modern knife was invented around 1900 A.D. in the Philippines and spread by American soldiers returning from World War II.

Extremely-Sharp carries a great selection. It's next to impossible to import butterfly knives now. We found some top brands for you. Also, find some new ones made exclusively for those in the Extremely-Sharp community.

    • Chrome Drilled Holed BaliSong QUICK VIEW

      Chrome Drilled Holed BaliSong

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      Chrome Drilled Holed BaliSong

      $ 9.95 $ 19.95

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      This is a great Light Weight Drilled Handle Butterfly Knife. It is the right size 9 inches open and 4 3/4 inches closed. It has a Silver Chrome drilled handle with...
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    • Jaguar Biohazard Bali Song Butterfly Knife QUICK VIEW

      Jaguar Biohazard Bali Song Butterfly Knife

      $ 49.95 $ 28.95 SALE

      Jaguar Biohazard Bali Song Butterfly Knife

      $ 28.95 $ 49.95

      Jaguar Butterflys have been one of the most popular butterfly for several decades.  They re heavy.  They are strong and they are tough.  Now a days they are hard to...
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    • Hapikido Runner Black Bay Butterfly Knife Bali Song QUICK VIEW

      Hapikido Runner Black Bay Butterfly Knife Bali Song

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      Hapikido Runner Black Bay Butterfly Knife Bali Song

      $ 18.95 $ 34.95

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      These Black Bay Butterfly's are made by Hapkido Runner exclusively for Extremely-Sharp.Our black Bay's are larger than the average bali song. They are 10-1/4" long open with a 5" blade....
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    • Hapkido Runner Short Stack Bali Song Butterfly Knife QUICK VIEW

      Hapkido Runner Short Stack Bali Song Butterfly Knife

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      Hapkido Runner Short Stack Bali Song Butterfly Knife

      $ 8.95 $ 18.95

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      This is a great Short Butterfly by Hapkido Runner exclusively for Extremely-Sharp.A small, lighter, butterfly is hard to find. One reason is they are harder to flip and easier to...
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    • HAPIKIDO RUNNER GOLD BAY BUTTERFLY KNIFE BALI SONG QUICK VIEW

      HAPIKIDO RUNNER GOLD BAY BUTTERFLY KNIFE BALI SONG

      $ 34.95 $ 18.95 SALE NEW

      HAPIKIDO RUNNER GOLD BAY BUTTERFLY KNIFE BALI SONG

      $ 18.95 $ 34.95

      These Gold Bay Butterfly's are made by Hapkido Runner exclusively for Extremely-Sharp.Our Gold Bay's are larger than the average bali song. They are 10-1/4" long open with a 5" blade. The...
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    • Jaguar Shawshank Butterfly Bali Song Knife QUICK VIEW

      Jaguar Shawshank Butterfly Bali Song Knife

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      Jaguar Shawshank Butterfly Bali Song Knife

      $ 26.95 $ 42.95

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      Jaguar Butterfly's have been one of our most popular butterfly for several decades. They are heavy. They are strong and they are tough. Now a days they are hard to...
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    • Jaguar Urban Camo Butterfly Bali Song QUICK VIEW

      Jaguar Urban Camo Butterfly Bali Song

      $ 38.95 $ 19.95 SALE NEW

      Jaguar Urban Camo Butterfly Bali Song

      $ 19.95 $ 38.95

      Jaguar Butterfly's have been one of our most popular butterfly for several decades. They are heavy. They are strong and they are tough. Now a days they are hard to...
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    • Hapikido Runner Black Tooled Swan Song Butterfly Bali Song Knife QUICK VIEW

      Hapikido Runner Black Tooled Swan Song Butterfly Bali Song Knife

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      Hapikido Runner Black Tooled Swan Song Butterfly Bali Song Knife

      $ 16.95 $ 29.95

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      Our Swan Butterfly's are made by Hapkido Runner exclusively for Extremely-Sharp.Our Black Tooled Butterfly's are the perfect size for a  bali song coming in at 9" long with a 4" blade. T...
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    • Hapkido Runner Spider's Sting Butterfly Bali Song QUICK VIEW

      Hapkido Runner Spider's Sting Butterfly Bali Song

      $ 29.95 $ 14.95 SALE NEW

      Hapkido Runner Spider's Sting Butterfly Bali Song

      $ 14.95 $ 29.95

      These Spider Butterfly's are made by Hapkido Runner exclusively for Extremely-Sharp.Our Spider Sting's are a medium sized bali song. They are 8-1/4" long open with a 3-1/4" blade. The handle...
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    • Hapkido Runner Dragon Wing Butterfly Knife Bali Song QUICK VIEW

      Hapkido Runner Dragon Wing Butterfly Knife Bali Song

      $ 32.95 $ 16.95 SALE NEW

      Hapkido Runner Dragon Wing Butterfly Knife Bali Song

      $ 16.95 $ 32.95

      Our Dragon Wing Butterfly's are made by Hapkido Runner exclusively for Extremely-Sharp.The Dragon Wing is a traditional sized bali song. They are 9" long open with a 4" blade. The handle has a Dragon style...
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