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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 ...

Keris Sabuk Inten a.k.a. ‘The Diamond Belt Dapur’ of the 16th Century Tangguh Pajang Era

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The distinctive wavy blade of this ancient masterpiece features the popular Sabuk Inten design. This dapur type has a total of eleven luks (i.e. waves) which are attributed with various ricikan elements, such as a kembang kacang, two lambe gajahs, a shallow sraweyan, and ri pandan and greneng. But perhaps the most special part 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 ...

Old Keris Carubuk with Pamor Wos Wutah: ‘The Mystical Dapur of Sunan Kalijaga’

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The Carubuk (or 'Crubuk') dapur keris model is a one of kind. Legend has it, that the design of this particular dapur is created by the renown empu Supa Anom (also called 'Jaka Supa' or 'Ki Nom Supa'), who lived during the Majapahit era (1292–1500 CE). However, it is said that the Carubuk dapur was ...

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 ...