Keris Pandawa Cinarita with Copper Cover and Teak Wooden Sheath

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Some people estimate this keris to originate from the Madiun Nom-noman era ('tangguh'), in which case this keris would be about 50-100 years old. Yet other people believe it is more likely that this is a contemporary keris. Regardless the mere speculation about its true origin, it is nonetheless still possible to admire its refined ...

Keris Sabuk Inten Luk 11 with Threefold (Triwarna) Pamor Motif

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Inten ('Diamond Belt') represents the welfare of the Royal Family. Pamor Pandhan Iris resembles sliced pandan leaves, which some people also refer to as 'Dan Riris'. This type of pamor is believed to be particularly useful for people with authority and leadership. Though this pamor also can help avoid black magic. Pamor Nogo Rangsang is often ...

Balinese Danganan Keris Hilt carved from Moose Horn in the Image of Hanoman, the White Monkey God

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This danganan (keris hilt) Hanoman is fully hand carved in traditional Balinese style. Hanoman (Sanskrit: Hanuman) is the general of the monkey army ('wanara'; Sanskrit: 'vānara') whom is revered for his loyalty, honesty, courage and compassion. Moreover, under Hanuman's lead, the monkey army helped Rāma to free Sītā from the hands of Rāvaṇa in the ...

Kyahi Naga Dwidewa

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Dapur Naga Penganten ('Twin Dragons') is a pair of dragon twins, which are considered very powerful indeed. The craftmanship of these dragons is remarkably detailed; the keris is covered in silver from ganja to the hip, and the Nāga King and Queen both are wearing a silver crown. The dragons dwelling within this unique keris ...

Danganan Garuḍa Viṣṇu

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A uniquely hand carved danganan (hilt) in Balinese style. On this hilt we see Viṣṇu riding his vehicle, Garuḍa. Due to the fact that Garuḍa is renown for devouring nāgas, it is generally believed that Garuḍa can protect the keris owner against snake attacks and its venom. If one wants to call upon Garuḍa for help, ...