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Exclusive Keris from Bali with Gold-plated Kinatah Image of the Hindu-Buddhist Deity Kala Rao + Antique Mendak Keris Ring inlaid with Rubies

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This exclusive keris comes from the island of Bali, Indonesia. Due to the many temples and shrines on the island, Bali is also known as the 'Island of the Gods'. The pantheon in Bali consists of many Hindu gods and Buddhist deities as well as animist spirits. Kala Rao is an eminent deity of the ...

Charismatic Majapahit Keris Brojol with Pamor Bendo Segodo Pattern + Rojo Gundolo Motif

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Kerises and other pusaka (heirloom) items made in thirteenth to fifteenth century Java during the glorious tangguh Majapahit era (1292–1500 CE) are among the best collections of traditional Indonesian weaponry. The royal artisans of the Javanese Hindu Kingdom of Majapahit brought forth some of the most amazing works of art and architecture. Thus, this historical ...

Marvelous Keris with Twofold Dapur (Sepang & Damar Murub) + Twofold Pamor Motif (Pulo Tirto and Rojo Gundulo)

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The dapur model of this ancient keris looks stunning, for it is a combination of two different dapurs, namely the straight-bladed Sepang and the single-waved (luk 1) Damar Murub model. Obviously, it requires great skills to forge a keris with a twofold dapur. The spectacular aesthetics of both dapurs are perfectly merged together into a ...

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 ...

Classical Keris Pandawa Cinarita Luk 5 from the Tangguh Cirebon Era (15th-17th Century CE) with Pamor Wos Wutah

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The keris Pandawa Cinarita (often also named Pendawa Carita; Javanese: Pandhåwå Cinaritå) is a popular type of dapur (keris model) among pusaka heirloom collectors from all around the world. This is because the Pandawa Cinarita model is considered a very powerful dapur in regard to its magical qualities. Indeed, according to traditional Javanese belief, the ...