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
$ 49.95$ 28.95 SALE
Hapkido Skull Titanium Butterfly Bali SongOut of stock SALE NEW
Hapkido Skull Titanium Butterfly Bali Song$ 22.99
Sorry, this item is out of stockThese 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...View full product details →
Dragon Wanna Be Butterfly Spring Assist KnifeOut of stock SALE NEW
Dragon Wanna Be Butterfly Spring Assist Knife$ 13.95
Sorry, this item is out of stockEveryone 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...View full product details →
HAPKIDO URBAN CAMO BUTTERFLY BALI SONG
$ 39.95$ 19.95 SALE NEW
Remington Black Butterfly Bear & Sons Bali SongOut of stock SALE
Remington Black Butterfly Bear & Sons Bali Song$ 64.99
Sorry, this item is out of stockRemington, 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...View full product details →
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
$ 99.99Bear & 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...View full product details →