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Keris Mahesa Lajer with Pamor Wos Wutah – A Traditional Javanese Pusaka from the 16th Century


The dapur of this ancient keris is called 'Mahesa Lajer', sometimes also known as 'Kebo Lajer', a traditional Javanese keris model. Since time immemorial, kerises featuring the dapur Mahesa Lajer have always been a most popular heirloom item among the indigenous people from Java, especially among people from the lower ranks in society, such as ...

Keris Jaran Goyang Luk 7 for Seduction and Enchantment


This keris Jaran Goyang (alternatively spelled 'Guyang') is an ancient keris made in the sixteenth century tangguh Pajang era (1568–1586 CE). Its dapur features seven luk ('waves'). Jaran in Javanese, means 'a ship', or 'a horse', and goyang means 'to sway', 'to shake', 'to bounce', 'to wiggle', 'to wobble'. Jaran goyang literally means 'a swaying ...

Keris Pajang Sengkelat with Pamor Kulit Semangka and Sacred Wooden Hilt and Sheath


The dapur Sengkelat has a blade that features thirteen waves (luk). However, a keris with a Sengkelat dapur is often mistaken for a dapur Parungsari since these are in many ways similar to each other. The only difference being, that the dapur Parungsari features two lambe gajah, whereas the dapur Sengkelat only has one. There ...