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Antique Keris Sepang made in the Sixteenth Century – A Minimalistic Dapur with Profound Mystical Power

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The keris Sepang is a traditional pusaka heirloom of olden times, featuring an ancient dapur (model) which has a classical straight, thick and heavy blade. However, the dapur Sepang certainly is not just an ordinary model, for indeed, the ricikan of this keris are quite unusual – very unique to say the least. What is striking ...

Keris Carita Keprabon Luk 11 with Pamor Pedaringan Kebak made in the Tangguh Pajang Era (16th Century)

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This ancient pusaka heirloom keris is made in the sixteenth century, at the time of the Pajang era (1568–1586 CE). The dapur (model) of this keris is known as 'Carita Keprabon' (sometimes also spelled 'Carito Kaprabon'). Carita means story, and keprabon is term commonly used to refer to the royal palace of kings or sultans, ...

Old Javanese Keris Pulung Geni from the Tangguh Majapahit Era

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A very old and rare Javanese keris from the Majapahit era (1292–1500 CE). The keris is rare in the sense that it features the rather unusual dapur named Pulung Geni, which indeed is seldom found. This dapur has a straight blade with a short gandik, a deep pejetan, a wide tikel alis, and a long ...

Keris Bima Buntala Luk 19 from the Tangguh Pajajaran Era (12th Century)

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The keris Bima Butala luk 19 Senopaten is an exclusive pusaka heirloom keris that was made in the twelfth century in the time of the tangguh Pajajaran era. The dapur of this ancient keris, Bima Butala, has an unusual high number of waves ('luk'). As to the ricikan, the blade of this nineteen-waved keris features ...

Keris Pandawa Lare Luk 5 from the Tangguh Segaluh Era (12th Century)

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This ancient keris originates from the tangguh Segaluh era (twelfth century West-Java). A genuine keris from the Segaluh era features an iron blade that looks rather dry, and has a dark black, greenish color to it. Another characteristic feature of this particular kind of keris sepuh (old keris), is that always has a tall gandik. ...