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Old and Exclusive Keris Carang Soka with Pamor Wos Wutah from the Tangguh Pengging Era (15th Century CE)

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Carang Soka is an old and exclusive dapur keris model. This traditional Javanese pusaka heirloom is made in the late fifteenth century; or to be more precise, in the tangguh Pengging era (1475–1479). The Pengging Kingdom was part of the Hindu-Javanese Majapahit empire (1292–1500). Most kerises from the tangguh Pengging era have a waved blade ...

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 ...

Pair of Ancient Keris Kaki Nini Kebo Lajer from the Tangguh Pajajaran Era (12th Century CE)

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Ancient kerises are sacred heirloom pieces which rarely come in pairs. Yet if they do come in a pair, then one can be sure this is an extremely rare and unique pusaka set. It is common knowledge that, due to the inherent metaphysical energies, not all kerises are considered suitable for each and everyone. However, ...

Authentic Javanese Keris Sabuk Inten from the Early Tangguh Mataram Era (16th–18th Century CE)

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Sabuk Inten often is considered an all-time favorite dapur keris model from Java. Nearly every collector of traditional Indonesian weaponry has at least one or more kerises of this kind in his or her personal collection of tosan aji (sacred metals). This is not in the least due to the highly auspicious powers linked to ...

Antique Javanese Pedang Suduk Maru Sword from the Historical Tangguh Mataram Era

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Suduk Maru is a traditional Javanese dapur pedang or sword's model. The design of the Suduk Maru is vaguely reminiscent of the dapur Cengkrong keris model, though the latter is significantly smaller in size compared to the sword's model. It has been suggested that this particular dapur pedang was very populair in early Islam in ...