Double it and make them daggers and we have the main hero's weapon of choice!
A recent rendition of our 1990's Thieves Scimitar design
Nepalese Kukri - one of the finest examples - fulleted blade, ivory hilt.
Because what's a girl without a blade?
Work from 2008 | André Andersson Custom Knives
Beautiful art deco cabinet http://shop.mar-den.co.uk/product/art-deco-cabinet
Raven Armoury - Evolution Scimitar.
An Arabian/Middle Eastern style scimitar, much like the ones mentioned in various versions of the tale. Weapons and the use thereof figure very commonly in older versions of the tale.