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Keris Majapahit Sepuh for Ritualistic Uses

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This ancient keris is made in the tangguh Majapahit era (1292–1500). With a length of only 29.5 cm, it has a rather short blade. The surface of the blade features the Wos Wutah pamor pattern. The sheath is hand carved in the typical gayaman style of Yogyakarta, Central Java, Indonesia. In ancient times, this sacred keris ...

Keris Bima Buntala Luk 19 from the Tangguh Pajajaran Era (12th Century)

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The keris Bima Butala luk 19 Senopaten is an exclusive pusaka heirloom keris that was made in the twelfth century in the time of the tangguh Pajajaran era. The dapur of this ancient keris, Bima Butala, has an unusual high number of waves ('luk'). As to the ricikan, the blade of this nineteen-waved keris features ...

Keris Pandawa Lare Luk 5 from the Tangguh Segaluh Era (12th Century)

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This ancient keris originates from the tangguh Segaluh era (twelfth century West-Java). A genuine keris from the Segaluh era features an iron blade that looks rather dry, and has a dark black, greenish color to it. Another characteristic feature of this particular kind of keris sepuh (old keris), is that always has a tall gandik. ...

Keris Tilam Upih Bendo Segodo from the Tangguh Madura Era (16th Century)

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This keris is conjured for spiritual practitioners. The esoteric content of this keris contains a spirit ('khodam') who shall guide and protect the owner. If the owner is a practitioner of magic, then he or she will find this keris very useful for carrying out specific occult rituals or prayers. Yet to a true ...