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.

    • 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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    • Hapkido Skull Titanium Butterfly Bali Song QUICK VIEW

      Hapkido Skull Titanium Butterfly Bali Song

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      Hapkido Skull Titanium Butterfly Bali Song

      $ 22.99 $ 44.99

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      These Skull Butterfly's are made by Hapkido Runner exclusively for Extremely-Sharp. These Bali Songs are made lightweight on purpose. The lightweight does not take away from the sturdyness and long...
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    • Dragon Wanna Be Butterfly Spring Assist Knife QUICK VIEW

      Dragon Wanna Be Butterfly Spring Assist Knife

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      Dragon Wanna Be Butterfly Spring Assist Knife

      $ 13.95 $ 28.95

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      Everyone loves Butterfly knives.  But due to different circumstances some butterfly enthusiasts are unable to own one.  Butterfly knives are known to have a stigma with certain folks.  In some...
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    • Remington Black Butterfly Bear & Sons Bali Song QUICK VIEW

      Remington Black Butterfly Bear & Sons Bali Song

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      Remington Black Butterfly Bear & Sons Bali Song

      $ 64.99 $ 94.95

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      Remington, in partnership with Bear & Son, are offering butterfly enthusiasts another great knife. This Bali Song has a deep black coated drop point blade and handles. The handles are...
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    • HAPKIDO URBAN CAMO BUTTERFLY BALI SONG QUICK VIEW

      HAPKIDO URBAN CAMO BUTTERFLY BALI SONG

      $ 39.95 $ 19.95 SALE NEW

      HAPKIDO URBAN CAMO BUTTERFLY BALI SONG

      $ 19.95 $ 39.95

      These Hapikdo Spotted Blade Butterfly's are made by Hapkido Runner exclusively for Extremely-Sharp. Our Urban Camo Blades are unique in the Bali Song world. They are 9" long open with a 4" blade....
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    • Bear & Son 5" Butterfly Knife, Stainless Steel Handles, 4" Black TI Coated Blade - S17T1 QUICK VIEW

      Bear & Son 5" Butterfly Knife, Stainless Steel Handles, 4" Black TI Coated Blade - S17T1

      $ 99.99 $ 69.95 SALE NEW

      Bear & Son 5" Butterfly Knife, Stainless Steel Handles, 4" Black TI Coated Blade - S17T1

      $ 69.95 $ 99.99

      Bear & Son makes some great knives right here in the USA in Jacksonville, Alabama.   This Bali Song by Bear and Sons introduces their polished stainless steel handle. This...
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