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Hand Carved Black Nephrite Jadeite Pendant of a Crouching Tiger with an Aura of Invincibility

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On the front of the pendant there is the hand carved image of a crouching tiger, which has been inspired by the ancient Chinese-Indonesian art of the kraton (royal palace) of Cirebon. The tiger is depicted in a position where its knees are bent and the upperbody is brought forward and down. The animal adopts ...

Black Jade Tiger Pendant for Invulnerability against Disgraceful Acts of Treason and Extortion

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Natural black nephrite jadeite is commonly known as black jade. The rock owes its color to the microscopic inclusions of dark minerals. Thus, the graphite at the stone's inclusions cause it become dark green or even black. The main composition, therefore, bears some resemblance to ink, for indeed, this dense variety of (ferro-) hornblende jade ...

Tiger Tooth Talisman to Enhance Courage and Confidence in All Situations

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Just like in other parts of Southeast Asia, tiger amulets have always played an important role in occult practices in Indonesia. The tiger's innate agility, speed and strength inspired many indigenous Indonesian folk beliefs (e.g. Kancil dan Harimau, Siluman Harimau, Manusia Harimau, Harimau Jadian). Moreover, its sudden appearance and disappearance in the forests at night ...

Silat Macan Tiger Locket for Improved Agility to Evade Attacks

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Pencak silat is the traditional form of martial arts indigenous to Indonesia. There are many different fighting styles of silat, all of which have their combat system based on the movement of animals. Yet the tiger style is arguably the most popular variant of this Indonesian self-defense art. The tiger is known for its extraordinary ...

Magical Tiger Pocket Talisman to Increase One’s Charisma

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Pocket talismans are perhaps one of the most popular mystical items in Indonesia. Indeed, due to the relatively small size and measurements pocket talismans are very convenient for every day wear. Hence, as the name already suggests, Indonesians often like to keep this type of talisman in their pocket, or put it in their wallet ...