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Keris Kamardikan Balebang Kencana Luk 9 – Putran Tangguh Pakubuwono IV Era (1788–1820 CE)

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The Balebang dapur keris model normally features five or seven waves ('luk'). Yet this particular version of the Balebang dapur has an impressive number of nine luks in total. Therefore the dapur is called Balebang Kencana. Balebang, or bale bang, is a sacred place in the royal palace of Surakarta designated for the Susuhunan's throne. ...

Keris Kamardikan with Dapur Parungsari and Sineba Combined

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A true masterpiece by empu Agus Pribadi of besalen Pasir Bersinar in Malang, East Java, Indonesia. In the contemporary keris scene, the besalen Pasir Bersinar in Malang is perhaps one of the most popular workshops for modern kerises in Indonesia today. With this keris kamardikan, the besalen Pasir Bersinar has proven its exalted reputation ...