Traditional Cretan Pocket Wooden knife
The Cretan Pocket Wooden knife is a characteristic object of the Cretans. They use it for their daily agricultural activities or give it as a gift. Its handle is made of Cretan Olive Wood. Its blade is stainless steel and has various engraved ”mantinades” (Cretan poems) on it. For example:
In Crete, it’s a tradition,
to offer a knife as a gift,
to honor their friends,
and those who are special.