Knuckle-dusters, also known as brass knuckles, are a type of hand-held weapon used in hand-to-hand combat. They are usually made of metal and have holes for the fingers to fit through, enabling the user to inflict injury with a punch. They have been used since ancient times and are still used today in some parts of the world. Knuckle-dusters are illegal in many countries, as they are considered to be dangerous weapons. Knuckle dusters come in various shapes and sizes, with some having sharp edges and spikes, while others are smooth and more rounded. The most common type is the “brass knuckle”, which is made from a single piece of metal with four holes for the fingers. Other types of knuckle-dusters include “duster knuckles”, “knuckle busters” and “knuckledusters”. In addition to being used as a weapon, knuckle-dusters have also been used for other purposes, such as carving and engraving. They are sometimes used as decorative items, such as for jewelry or even as a fashion accessories. Some people even use them as a tool to open bottles or cans.
Despite their potential for causing serious injury, knuckle-dusters can be a useful tool in some cases. They can provide a person with an additional layer of protection in a fight, and can be used for various other tasks. However, it is important to remember that knuckle-dusters are still considered to be a dangerous weapon and should only be used in self-defense or in extreme cases