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Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 16th November 2017, 02:52 PM
Replies: 33
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Posted By Green
Not to belabour the point, but I need a little...

Not to belabour the point, but I need a little clarification about the 'warangan culture' for the malay area.

I believe the warangan process is done on javanese blades periodically whenever the...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 15th November 2017, 04:23 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 573
Posted By Green
Alan; Many thanks for your further...

Alan;

Many thanks for your further clarification. It is interesting to note that you said 'warangan' has been a part of malay language usage. I as a Malay from Kelantan myself has never encounter...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 15th November 2017, 12:03 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 573
Posted By Green
Alan; A v good question and I'm no expert by a...

Alan; A v good question and I'm no expert by a long shot. I hope malaysian keris experts that are present in the forum can give an answer . But I'll try to be brave and hazard an opinion.

As far as...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 14th November 2017, 01:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 573
Posted By Green
David; That's a very beautiful peninsula...

David;

That's a very beautiful peninsula Malaysia keris selit. By the way, Peninsula malaysia people don't use the term keris patrem but just keris selit. It is usually worn by groom during wedding,...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 10th October 2017, 01:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,325
Posted By Green
may be a stupid question this, but is it...

may be a stupid question this, but is it difficult to farm elephants?... it may sound ridiculous, but what's the difference from cattle farming?

may be in this way we can satisfy our addiction to...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 3rd October 2017, 07:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 801
Posted By Green
Jean; I'm afraid the hilt and scabbard can not...

Jean;

I'm afraid the hilt and scabbard can not be a guide as to the origin of this blade as I guess these were more recent and made in the Malay style in Malaysia (see pic)

Gustav,

I am not sure...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 29th September 2017, 01:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 801
Posted By Green
Questions on an anak alang blade

I bought this anak alang a few months back. What attracted me to this was the kerawang (greneng) that look well preserved and nice akar bahar hilt.
The blade looks old to me judging from the look of...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 14th July 2017, 03:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,115
Posted By Green
it's a very good book indeed and i'm happy to...

it's a very good book indeed and i'm happy to have #76 of 100 printed.
I highly recommend it and only 100 copies were printed in this first edition so you better hurry!
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 28th May 2017, 06:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,543
Posted By Green
Treming is an accepted standalone as an...

Treming is an accepted standalone as an alternative to pendokok for tajong hilt. Many tajong keris in Kelantan and Patani have suasa or silver teming and in fact some prefer teming rather than...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 16th May 2017, 02:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 880
Posted By Green
"Hippo ivory"

I have seen quite a few keris on sale with the description of the hilt as "hippo ivory". These keris are mostly either Bugis or Malay types.

Can anyone here explain what this means? As far as I know...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th April 2017, 12:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,105
Posted By Green
Battara; Many thanks for the comment. I'm sure...

Battara;

Many thanks for the comment. I'm sure my friend would be v happy with that opinion.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th April 2017, 03:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,105
Posted By Green
A friend's newly acquired kris for comment

Here are a few pics of a kris that a friend just bought . As he is quite new to collecting kris/sundang he wanted to ask for my opinion but as I'm also not well versed on sundangs I suggested he...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 7th April 2017, 11:16 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,118
Posted By Green
Marcus; Congratulation on winning that keris. I...

Marcus;

Congratulation on winning that keris. I like the strange pamor and the blade type. I am curious what will happen to the unsold ones. Hope they will go up in another auction later?
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 7th April 2017, 12:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,409
Posted By Green
Paul de Souza, I do not know anything about the...

Paul de Souza,

I do not know anything about the two keris shown in the agong pic so can not comment on your interesting info about how they were made.

However it is quite a common practise even...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 4th April 2017, 03:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,409
Posted By Green
as a comparison, here is the latest picture of...

as a comparison, here is the latest picture of the current and the new king of Malaysia (the king is rotated among the sultans of various states and each king reign for five years) wearing the royal...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 23rd March 2017, 03:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,084
Posted By Green
Oh interesting... His sumatera keris panjang...

Oh interesting...
His sumatera keris panjang #1016 under Indonesia list was sold on ebay sometimes back and it was bought by me.

I wish there are more people selling stuff in this forum ...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 20th March 2017, 02:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,084
Posted By Green
Yes, and I've been here twice. There is one in...

Yes, and I've been here twice. There is one in southern Thailand (on a smaller scale)...But would be good if we have more! to cater for specific kind of weapons of special interest to each museum...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 20th March 2017, 12:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,084
Posted By Green
i always wonder why there aren't more public or...

i always wonder why there aren't more public or private museums specializing in ethnographic weapons. wouldn't it be great if collectors of specialized ethonographic weapons such as balatos, mandaus...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th March 2017, 09:04 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,236
Posted By Green
Always wonder why he typed in caps and thought...

Always wonder why he typed in caps and thought it's an eccentric habit of his (for i never think that he was shouting as his comments were always benign and good natured, and now i know better from...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 13th March 2017, 12:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 828
Posted By Green
A great loss . My condolences to his family. Felt...

A great loss . My condolences to his family. Felt strangly sad and affected by his passing although never know him in person. Just read an article about him in an old KERIS magazine a few days ago.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 6th March 2017, 04:02 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,182
Posted By Green
Divid; Alan has made plenty of comments in other...

Divid;

Alan has made plenty of comments in other posts on non jawa keris and other ethonagraphic weapons which I greatly benefit from!

And in this particular thread , if my understanding of...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 6th March 2017, 03:35 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,182
Posted By Green
La pagaru the peril of communication is second...

La pagaru

the peril of communication is second or thrid language!
At no time did i mention anything about the age of the keris!
My point is, I find the keris you posted good looking and I wonder why...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 6th March 2017, 02:32 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,182
Posted By Green
La paragu, I have that book you mentioned and I...

La paragu,

I have that book you mentioned and I love the kerises in it. Very2 beautiful , all of them!

Sorry, I do not understand what you wrote . Can you rewrite in Bahasa Indonesia. I can read...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 6th March 2017, 01:44 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,182
Posted By Green
Thanks La Pagaru... yasir mahmud is a 'young...

Thanks La Pagaru... yasir mahmud is a 'young collector'...now i'm beginning to understand Mr Maisey's comment better! experience and expertise do shows!

A pity though that Alan prefers not to give...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 6th March 2017, 01:44 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,182
Posted By Green
La Pagaru; Who is yasir mahmud? are ALL the...

La Pagaru;

Who is yasir mahmud? are ALL the keris pictures you showed belong to him?

Mr Maisey;

You comment about 'beauty is in the eye of beholder' is very true... but can you elaborate ? do you...
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