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Ancient Keris Patrem featuring Classical Dapur Brojol Model with Pamor Ngulit Semangka Motif – Tangguh Mataram Era (15th–17th Century CE)

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Ancient kerises and other pusaka heirloom items come in various forms and sizes. However, the so-called 'patrem' model (dapur) is a very unique type of keris, which can be recognized by its smaller size compared to conventional pusaka weapons in Indonesia. The length of the blade of this particular keris patrem measures 20.5 cm, whereas ...

Keris Trimurda Luk 19: A Royal Dapur from the Tangguh Mataram Era (16th–18th Century)

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This ancient keris from the tangguh Mataram era (1582–1725 CE) features the rare dapur Trimurda (alternatively spelled 'Trimurdo'). This unique dapur counts not less than nineteen waves (luk). A dapur with such a large number of luks is classed as a special type of keris called 'kalawijan'. Due to the many luks, the size of ...

Keris Kalamunyeng: ‘The Spinning Dapur of Sunan Giri’

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This straight bladed keris (lurus) features the dapur Kalamunyeng. It is an ancient pusaka heirloom keris, which is forged in the tangguh Pajang era (1568–1586 CE). The antique blade of this keris has a plain gandik, a subtle tikel alis, a square pejetan, and a short but sharp buntut cecak. Also, it has a tall ...

Royal Surakarta Pusaka Oil made from 1000 Kinds of Flowers

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Traditional pusaka oil from the royal palace ('keraton') of the Sultan of Surakarta. Each bottle contains 100% natural oil extracted from thousand kinds of fragrant flowers. It is a most useful kind of oil for regularly cleaning the blades of your pusaka items with. Its rich fragrance offers true refreshment to your valuable tosan aji blades. ...

Keris Naga Sapta Luk 7 with Pamor Wengkon for Achieving Success in Life

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This keris Naga Sapta is a contemporary keris (kamardikan) made by empu Sadek from Blutoh in Sumenep, Madura. Its dapur, the Naga Sapta, represents the mythical naga creature. In Javanese, however, this kind of dapur is called 'Nogo Sapto', which is derived from Sanskrit ('nāga': serpent; 'sapta': seven). The word 'sapta' (or 'sapto') refers to ...