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Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 21st June 2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,980
Posted By Jussi M.
I guess there is no definitive "right...

I guess there is no definitive "right answer" for this as everyone's motives are different and also have the tendency to evolve with time.

The best advice thus that I can give is the same I was...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 29th December 2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,530
Posted By Jussi M.
Sorry, I cannot be of help to you re the actual...

Sorry, I cannot be of help to you re the actual questions but I´d like to comment on the peculiar mendak (ring in the base of the hilt where it meets the "guard"). - Is this a mark of...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 12th December 2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,551
Posted By Jussi M.
For what it´s worth I actually really like the...

For what it´s worth I actually really like the blade...

For some reason it strikes a chord in me. - Something very "Indian" about it.

Just a subjective opinion, that´s all.

J.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 25th October 2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,236
Posted By Jussi M.
Agreed.... ...and accepted. How ever, things...

Agreed....



...and accepted.

How ever, things are not so black and white. - There is grey also, and that is where the exchange of ideas and opinions can, and will, happen granted that there is...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 12th October 2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,236
Posted By Jussi M.
Colonial influence can be alikened to a degree as...

Colonial influence can be alikened to a degree as "Western influence".

Which brings us to Western Magic: technology. Mind you - when the previous Pope of the Catholic Church died a few years ago...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 30th August 2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,137
Posted By Jussi M.
Keris <=influence=> Gamelan ?

Greetings,

Long time no speak. So, the keris is both an artifact born of and a device that has shaped the Javanese/Balinese culture(s). I guess the same could be said about gamelan. My question...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 17th June 2013, 07:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,324
Posted By Jussi M.
It is indeed a rare occasion when paradigms do...

It is indeed a rare occasion when paradigms do shift. Shall this article become the catalyst of such a event thus remains to be seen in the decades to follow. Regardless the possible outcome(s) the...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 22nd May 2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,269
Posted By Jussi M.
What we lack

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=dUgAZgYkPnA#!
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 8th May 2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,008
Posted By Jussi M.
Ah, I got it now! Thanks David :)

Ah, I got it now! Thanks David :)
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 8th May 2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,008
Posted By Jussi M.
:confused:

:confused:
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 8th May 2013, 06:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,008
Posted By Jussi M.
...

http://sobrehoteles.files.wordpress.com/2011/05/el-grito-munch.jpg
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 1st May 2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,430
Posted By Jussi M.
Sure thing Alan! And, for the record (for the...

Sure thing Alan!

And, for the record (for the reader), I did not aim for sarcasm when I addressed Alan as Mr. Maisey. - That is just how I´ve addressed him since day one on this public arena....
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 1st May 2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,430
Posted By Jussi M.
Mr. Maisey - one thing that should not be...

Mr. Maisey -

one thing that should not be forgotten herein is time. Yes, we´ve often spoken on this forum about the importance of time from the perspective that in order to understand better an...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 30th April 2013, 06:21 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,430
Posted By Jussi M.
Greetings. Maybe. I would say it does if one...

Greetings.



Maybe. I would say it does if one learns to appreciate the s, c & h with the accumulation of knowledge on said, but it can also result in dissolving the mystery that surrounds the...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 27th February 2013, 10:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,012
Posted By Jussi M.
- emphasis added - Greetings, this idea of...

- emphasis added -

Greetings,

this idea of concentrating ones collection focus onto "picture keris´s" only sounds good in that it would make easier to stay the course: "no picture, on the keris,...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 1st December 2012, 11:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,645
Posted By Jussi M.
Societal position : pamor miring vrs. mlumah

Greetings,

we know that in the Old Days (ummm... say 1400 - 1800, yeah, that´s a wide time window) everything that had anything to do with a keris - even the most minuscule detail - had a meaning: -...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 30th November 2012, 11:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,037
Posted By Jussi M.
:eek: :shrug: Kukri meets keris...

:eek: :shrug:

Kukri meets keris...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 7th November 2012, 06:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,800
Posted By Jussi M.
It seems me not being a native speaker of English...

It seems me not being a native speaker of English got the best of me. Sorry. My fault. Misunderstood your initial reply. I guess I got the answer I was looking for - If gold did not have anything to...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 7th November 2012, 04:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,800
Posted By Jussi M.
Hello David, Yes, it was a serious question. I...

Hello David,

Yes, it was a serious question. I have better things to do with my spare time for enjoyment than writing questions I expect not to be answered to in a keris forum.

Kerises were made...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 6th November 2012, 08:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,800
Posted By Jussi M.
Keris Kinatah on ´roids - impossible?

Could such a thing had existed?

I´m not talking about abundance of kinatah but a keris made of the esteemed metal itself. Yes, it could not had been Wesi Aji but alike there are the dapurs that...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 21st September 2012, 05:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,306
Posted By Jussi M.
Beautiful pamor. Being able to make such a...

Beautiful pamor.

Being able to make such a complex pamor in past days gone must had called for a truly experienced and/or gifted maker.

Very nice :)

Thanks,

J.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 19th August 2012, 09:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,205
Posted By Jussi M.
I gather so. They are still pictures from an...

I gather so. They are still pictures from an American Martial Art documentary (http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=290708661647834300&hl=en#) made in 1982. The man pictured was an official...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 18th August 2012, 09:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,205
Posted By Jussi M.
Hello David. I guess me not being a native...

Hello David. I guess me not being a native speaker of English plays a part herein. Sorry for that. No, I see nothing "Dukun" with the keris dress I showed but I do find it a bit unusual or out of the...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 18th August 2012, 07:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,205
Posted By Jussi M.
A bit Miami Vice-esque, yeah. Same era. Here´s...

A bit Miami Vice-esque, yeah. Same era. Here´s another for the more traditional minds amongst us ;) Anyway, you got any Dukun or other esoterica to share?
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 16th August 2012, 09:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,205
Posted By Jussi M.
Dukun keris & other keris esoterica

Greetings,

Probably the title I chose is an oxymoron of sorts as is not pretty much everything to do with the keris a bit esoteric ?

Anyway, whilst all kerises are by definition (as in not keris...
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