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Sacred Keris Sombro Ritual Dagger from the Tangguh Pajajaran (12th Century CE) with Pamor Kulit Semangka Pattern

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The Sombro dapur is a very special keris model that differs from any other sacred daggers from Indonesia. To begin with, a Sombro is much smaller than most other kerises. For instance, the standard length of a keris blade is approximately 33-38 cm, whereas the total length of the Sombro's blade measures only 19.5 cm. ...

Pair of Ancient Keris Kaki Nini Kebo Lajer from the Tangguh Pajajaran Era (12th Century CE)

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Ancient kerises are sacred heirloom pieces which rarely come in pairs. Yet if they do come in a pair, then one can be sure this is an extremely rare and unique pusaka set. It is common knowledge that, due to the inherent metaphysical energies, not all kerises are considered suitable for each and everyone. However, ...

Authentic Keris Sombro with Pamor Sanak made in the Late Pajajaran/Early Tuban Era (12th–13th Century)

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The Sombro dapur model is named after the maker, empu Ni Mbok Sombro. Nyai Sombro, as she is often called, is a Javanese female keris maker who lived in the Pajajaran Kingdom (12th century CE) in West Java, Indonesia. Empu Ni Mbok Sombro became a well-known keris maker in the Pajajaran society, where she received ...

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 ...