Valkko puukko (traditional knife)


Valkko puukko (traditional knife)

Manufacturer: Riipi Puukko

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In Lapland, light-coloured reindeer are known as “Valkko”. According to ancient Lappish beliefs, seeing a white female Valkko-reindeer brings good luck. The use of light birch bark for this knife, combined with bone symbolise this lucky Valkko-reindeer.


  • Blade length: 95 mm
  • Total length: 210 mm
  • Blade material: Decorative forged carbon steel
  • Handle material: Birch gnarl, bone, acryl, curly birch
  • Sheath material: Brown leather


The carbon blade is suitable for hunting and leisure use. The blade is easy to sharpen, but requires careful use to prevent the blade from rusting. So dry your knife well after use.


  • Matkahuolto (in Finland), delivery time 3-4 weeks, cost 4,90 €.
  • Free pick up from Neste Mokko or Riipi Puukko’s workshop in Sodankylä