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Tafsir Keris - Kris: An Interpretation

Tafsir Keris – Kris: an Interpretation


Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Title: Tafsir Keris - Kris: an Interpretation Author: Toni Junus, Buntje Harbunangin Published: Jakarta, October 2012 Language: Bahasa Indonesia and English 'Tafsir Keris - Kris: an Interpretation' is Toni Junus' new book, which was published on the 24th of October 2012 at the Keris Kamardikan Exhibition in the National Museum in Jakarta. Indeed, the scientific approach in the field ...

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The History of the Balinese Keris

Keris Bali Bersejarah (The History of the Balinese Keris)


Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Title: Keris Bali Bersejarah Author: Pande Wayan Suteja Neka & Basuki Teguh Yuwono Publisher: Ubud Bali: Yayasan Dharma Seni Museum Neka, 2010 Language: Bahasa Indonesia Pages: 321 ISBN: 9789798356117 This extraordinary work by the founder of the Neka museum in Bali, Pande Wayan Suteja Neka, contains many high quality pictures. Aside the Balinese keris as a whole, this book also describes ...

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Pamor dan Landasan Spiritual: Senjata Pusaka Bugis

Pamor dan Landasan Spiritual: Senjata Pusaka Bugis


Monday, November 5, 2012

Title: Pamor dan Landasan Spiritual: Senjata Pusaka Bugis Author: Ahmad Ubbe, Andi M. Irvan Zulfikar and Dray Vibrianto Senewe; Editor: Jimmy S. Harianto Publisher: Jakarta: PT Gramedia Pustaka Utama, 2011 Language: Bahasa Indonesia Pages: 366 ISBN: 9789792277296 This book tells about the traditional heirloom ('pusaka') weapons and kerises of the Bugis-Makassar society. Indeed, the traditional weapons discussed in this book still ...

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Petunjuk Praktis Merawat Keris

Petunjuk Praktis Merawat Keris


Sunday, November 4, 2012

Title: Petunjuk Praktis Merawat Keris Author: Bambang Harsrinuksmo Publisher: Pusat Keris Jakarta, 1986 Language: Bahasa Indonesia Pages: 56 'Petunjuk Praktis Merawat Keris' by Bambang Harsrinuksmo is a practical guide which explains how to look after your keris. For instance, the book contains clear instructions on how and when to perform certain chores so as to ensure that your keris will ...

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Pamor Keris Book

Pamor Keris


Sunday, November 4, 2012

Title: Pamor Keris Author: Bambang Harsrinuksmo Publisher: CV Agung Lestari, 1995 Language: Bahasa Indonesia Pages: 172 Indeed, this book serves as an excellent source of reference when examining pamor motifs. Bambang Harsrinuksmo does a great job in describing the various styles of damascening. He provides the reader with detailed descriptions of the most commonly seenpamor designs. Since it is now ...

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Dhapur Keris

Dhapur Keris


Sunday, November 4, 2012

Title: Dhapur Keris Kraton Surakarta Author: GKP Harya Hadiwidjaja, 1920 Publisher: Yayasan DAMARTAJI (Persaudaraan Penggemar Tosan Aji), 1998 Language: Javanese with Romanized text As the title already suggests, this is a very useful book for examining keris dapurs. The book serves as a guidance on the various dapurs in existence, primarily, but not exclusively, to kerises from the Keraton ...

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