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Forum: Keris Warung Kopi Today, 07:31 PM
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Posted By David
Thanks Detlef. Tegal and Cirebon are often a bit...

Thanks Detlef. Tegal and Cirebon are often a bit of a confusion for me as they seem to share some similar dress styles.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi Today, 01:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 74
Posted By David
Nice old keris Anthony. I will leave more...

Nice old keris Anthony. I will leave more specific ID to others, but i love the very select accident pamor. :)
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi Today, 01:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 76
Posted By David
So what can you tell us about this particular...

So what can you tell us about this particular form of wrongko Alan. I am presuming it is Cirebon. What era does this form originate from and did it serve a particular purpose (it seems more formal...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 22nd March 2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 324
Posted By David
This is undoubtedly true Alan, but still for many...

This is undoubtedly true Alan, but still for many years i followed this particular code as well because it made sense to me. What i see on a lot of online keris forums are not people seeking...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 22nd March 2019, 05:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 232
Posted By David
Anthony. That probably won't be necessary, unless...

Anthony. That probably won't be necessary, unless this keris has an extra long pesi for some reason. The pesi hole may have some material jammed up inside it. I would remove the hilt and take a screw...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 21st March 2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 324
Posted By David
While i understand about how they came about i am...

While i understand about how they came about i am afraid the PS, as magical a tool as it is, will not allow these to be enlarged without a certain amount of pixelation. It is easy enough these days...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 21st March 2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 232
Posted By David
Well Anthony, if one can be called...

Well Anthony, if one can be called "some", then yeah, but i think you are more on track with your dating, though i am inclined to place it firmly in the 19th century.
Does the hilt not slide down...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 21st March 2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 324
Posted By David
I fully understand this philosophy and have, for...

I fully understand this philosophy and have, for the most part, followed a similar path over the years, but lately i have found i have been breaking this "rule" a bit more than usual (and honestly i...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 9th March 2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 490
Posted By David
I have posted this before, but since Alan has...

I have posted this before, but since Alan has mentioned the Bali form, here is an old sunggingan Bali sheath for reference.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 8th March 2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 490
Posted By David
This looks like a nice example of modern...

This looks like a nice example of modern sunggingan. Antique examples are hard to come by so it is nice to see well done modern painted dress like this. Not all examples is so precise and well done.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 8th March 2019, 03:09 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,181
Posted By David
Pusaka, thank you for finally producing a...

Pusaka, thank you for finally producing a reference to the great source of your knowledge, but you should know that the above passage is actually on page 49. ;)
And congratulations. You will now find...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 7th March 2019, 10:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,181
Posted By David
Well then, should be easier to find that the...

Well then, should be easier to find that the Grail i suppose! LOL!
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 7th March 2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,181
Posted By David
Can you define "many"? Surely you must...

Can you define "many"? Surely you must be aware that Alan has seen and physically handled more keris over the past 50 years than the majority of our membership combined. That you or i may not have...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 6th March 2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,181
Posted By David
I watched the entire video. Very nice Pusaka,...

I watched the entire video. Very nice Pusaka, thank you for posting it. It may be one of the most detailed presentations i've seen in youtube videos on the process of making keris. It's a shame that...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 5th March 2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,181
Posted By David
I don't believe i or anyone else here even...

I don't believe i or anyone else here even suggested that one cannot or should not collect old keris pusaka. My comment was aimed at the habit of some collectors making a point of identifying keris...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 5th March 2019, 02:11 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,181
Posted By David
I can only repeat Alan's words here. Belief can...

I can only repeat Alan's words here. Belief can be very powerful.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 4th March 2019, 11:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,181
Posted By David
I'm sorry Pusaka. I realize you are probably...

I'm sorry Pusaka. I realize you are probably still digesting my questions and composing responses, but i have a few more, and since you apparently know a lot about this topic (though i am still...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 4th March 2019, 10:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,181
Posted By David
Yes Pusaka, LET'S keep it real. I've seen plenty...

Yes Pusaka, LET'S keep it real.
I've seen plenty of video footage of John Chang doing his stuff and i own the Rings of Fire videos. Much of it looks very interesting. He does seem to be able to...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 4th March 2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,181
Posted By David
I believe you are asking the wrong question. ;)

I believe you are asking the wrong question. ;)
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 3rd March 2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 313
Posted By David
Yes Alan, this was my understanding as well....

Yes Alan, this was my understanding as well. Still felt that the research was pertinent to our studies and wanted to post it here for easy referencing. ;)
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 3rd March 2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,181
Posted By David
Thanks for this summary Alan.

Thanks for this summary Alan.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 3rd March 2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 313
Posted By David
Drescher Material Samples Study

Well, this seems like it might be pertinent to our studies. ;)

http://ificah-blog.com/material-samples/?fbclid=IwAR3Lx1_-FGTnlLXT0LJg4hk0KFspb04GoqNnI265koBbRRcDI9Yssfu3h8c
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 3rd March 2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,181
Posted By David
Yes Pusaka, i realize that you were only talking...

Yes Pusaka, i realize that you were only talking about "living" keris. However, keris hidup covers much more than the talismanic keris that were attached to central posts as a protective jimat. So i...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 2nd March 2019, 05:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,181
Posted By David
As you are probably aware Puasaka, Rerajahan is a...

As you are probably aware Puasaka, Rerajahan is a Hindu concept and practice which is not uniquely attached to the creation of keris. It is applied as a practice in numerous ritual situation. I...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 1st March 2019, 08:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 445
Posted By David
Yes, thanks for posting these Leif! Yes, i don't...

Yes, thanks for posting these Leif!
Yes, i don't think there is a doubt that these are Javanese. As you say though, we rarely get to see keris this old in such pristine condition.
If i had run...
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