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.

    • Hapkido Runner Blue Drilled Holed BaliSong QUICK VIEW Hapkido Runner Blue Drilled Holed BaliSong $ 19.95 $ 9.95 SALE

      Hapkido Runner Blue Drilled Holed BaliSong

      $ 9.95 $ 19.95

      This is a great Light Weight Drilled Handle Butterfly Knife. Made by Hapkido Runner exclusively for Extremely-Sharp. This is the Butterfly that so many of us had as kids.  It was...
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    • Jensen Ghost Rider Butterfly Bali Song Titanium Coated QUICK VIEW Jensen Ghost Rider Butterfly Bali Song Titanium Coated $ 32.95 $ 17.95 SALE

      Jensen Ghost Rider Butterfly Bali Song Titanium Coated

      $ 17.95 $ 32.95

      We take our jobs here at Extremely-Sharp seriously. With that being said we search hard to give our customers a great selection of Butterfly and Bali Song knives.  We do...
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    • Silver or Black Drilled Holed BaliSong QUICK VIEW Silver or Black Drilled Holed BaliSong Out of stock SALE

      Silver or Black 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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    • Jensen Infiltrator Butterfly Bali Song Titanium Coated QUICK VIEW Jensen Infiltrator Butterfly Bali Song Titanium Coated $ 32.95 $ 17.95 SALE

      Jensen Infiltrator Butterfly Bali Song Titanium Coated

      $ 17.95 $ 32.95

      Jensen Infiltrator Butterfly Bali Song Titanium Coated We take our jobs here at Extremely-Sharp seriously. With that being said we search hard to give our customers a great selection of Butterfly...
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    • Hapikido Runner Hard Frame finger ring Butterfly Knife Bali Song QUICK VIEW Hapikido Runner Hard Frame finger ring Butterfly Knife Bali Song $ 34.95 $ 21.95 SALE NEW

      Hapikido Runner Hard Frame finger ring Butterfly Knife Bali Song

      $ 21.95 $ 34.95

      This is a great Hard Frame Butterfly with finger ring by Hapkido Runner exclusively for Extremely-Sharp. A hard frame butterfly is on the heavier side. The heavier frame gives a...
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    • Wandaq Black Tanto Butterfly Balisong QUICK VIEW Wandaq Black Tanto Butterfly Balisong $ 32.95 $ 19.95 SALE

      Wandaq Black Tanto Butterfly Balisong

      $ 19.95 $ 32.95

      These Wandaq Butterflies have proved to be some of our best sellers.  This style is hard to find. Made by Jensen. Every time I list these Wandaq butterflies they go fast. ...
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    • Red Drilled Holed Bali-Song Butterfly QUICK VIEW Red Drilled Holed Bali-Song Butterfly Out of stock SALE

      Red Drilled Holed Bali-Song Butterfly

      $ 9.95 $ 22.95

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      Blue Drilled Holed Bali-Song This is the Butterfly that so many of us had as kids.  It was a different time back then.  Kids had knives back then.  Those days...
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