Tag Archives Pamor Sanak

Keris Pulanggeni Luk 5 – Pamor Sanak – Tangguh Cirebon (15th–17th Century CE)

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The keris Pulanggeni is a five-waved ('luk') dapur model of Javanese origin. Unlike most traditional Javanese kerises, this particular keris has a rather tall and heavy blade. These characteristic features are commonly found amongst kerises from the tangguh Cirebon era (15th–17th century CE), a historical period referring to the reign of one of Java's first ...

Ancient Artifact Keris Brojol from the Javanese Hindu-Buddhist Tangguh Singasari Era (13th Century CE)

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The ancient artifact keris brojol exhibits characteristic features of kerises made in the tangguh Singasari era (1222–1292), the heydays of Hindu-Buddhist culture and archaeology in East Java. Though the majority of pusaka heirloom kerises from the time of the Singosari Kingdom usually have a corroded iron blade and a faded pamor motif, yet the dark ...

Ancient Ritual Keris Sajen Dagger for Enhanced Performance of Ceremonial Acts (e.g. Offerings, Prayer and Meditation)

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The keris sajen is a special type of ritual dagger used for ceremonial acts, such as offerings, prayer and meditation. This remarkably refined dapur keris model originates from the historically renown tangguh Majapahit era (1292–1500 CE); i.e. the golden age of Hindu-Buddhist Javanese culture, art and architecture. The seemingly simplistic yet undeniably subtle design of ...

Antique Talismanic Keris Patrem Kebo Teki to Bring a Surplus of Wealth

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Forged into the traditional Javanese dapur model of Kebo Teki, the keris patrem is a classic example of Indonesia's invaluable cultural heritage. Though in fact the Kebo Teki, also known as Mahesa Teki, is a common dapur of the olden days, yet the unique talismanic (patrem) variant of this ancient model is quite rare. The ...

Old Keris Patrem Brojol with Pamor Nyanak and Traditional Warangka Sheath Hand Carved from Timoho Wood

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The blade of this old keris patrem Brojol features a remarkably smooth surface which has a very soft gray tone to it. The blade also shows a subtle pamor pattern, namely the Nyanak (or 'Sanak') motif. This pamor pattern is created using mainly the same metal materials as those which were used to forge the ...