At one time in the Philippines and still in some areas, Filipinos have a certain blade for everything one way or another. Its a true blade culture. I just got in these ceremonial blades that are used for hunting criminals and cutting off the heads of criminals or an enemy. You gotta see these http://traditionalfilipinoweapons.com/CeremonialSwords.html They have a nice feel to them even for fighting purposes of course. I do not have the full historical information on that page as of yet but take a look at them anyway. I will announce it here when I have all the cultural and historical info on that page. These knives are rather interesting to say the least!