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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd February 2020, 11:04 PM
Replies: 23
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Posted By Sajen
There could be another reason, you harly can call...

There could be another reason, you harly can call the second example from the left as "pepper crusher".
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd February 2020, 08:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 372
Posted By Sajen
Hello Kai, Don't worry, I agree complete with...

Hello Kai,
Don't worry, I agree complete with you. It's is like Alan used to say a name game.
And apparently belong the sewars and the big Karo "tumbok ladas" to the same family and there are other...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd February 2020, 05:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 372
Posted By Sajen
Hello David, A tumbok lada (pepper crusher) is a...

Hello David,
A tumbok lada (pepper crusher) is a different knife, blade and handle are bigger. See the picture from two examples from my collection, in up a tumbok lada from the Batak, in down a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd February 2020, 09:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 372
Posted By Sajen
Thank you for the compliment David! ;) Really no...

Thank you for the compliment David! ;) Really no clue if they were traditionally stained but I guess they were. I would try it with warangan but don't would give it the typical strong "black/white"...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd February 2020, 09:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 372
Posted By Sajen
Hello David, Yes, it's a sewar and a very nice...

Hello David,
Yes, it's a sewar and a very nice one! :) Can't help with the exact origin. I think that the blades were stained originally but possible not so strong as a keris blade. I would polish...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th February 2020, 08:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,347
Posted By Sajen
Thank you very much Xas! :) :cool:...

Thank you very much Xas! :) :cool:

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th February 2020, 09:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,347
Posted By Sajen
Hi Xas, Hope you are fine! The first blade has...

Hi Xas,
Hope you are fine!

The first blade has a convex edge. How you would call it? And would you agree by the estimated origin?

So the second piece is like guessed Ilocos (Sur?) and not a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th February 2020, 10:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 304
Posted By Sajen
Hello David, First, it's a pedang. Sadly your...

Hello David,

First, it's a pedang. Sadly your pictures are a little bit blurry so I can't say much about the handle and scabbard (age) but would guess that it comes from Sumatra (maybe Lombok),...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th February 2020, 04:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,492
Posted By Sajen
Thank you Jose. When there is no compelling...

Thank you Jose. When there is no compelling reason to dismantle a good fitted kris hilt I never would do it.

The hilt I've shown again with Gustavs pictures missing it's back crest, see picture....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th February 2020, 04:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,347
Posted By Sajen
Interesting discussion, thank's for that. To ...

Interesting discussion, thank's for that.

To learn more I would like to add my examples to the discussuion.

The upper one I would call tabak, I've described it as from Luzon/Pampanga, end of...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th February 2020, 10:02 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,492
Posted By Sajen
By this pictures (taken from Gustav) you can see,...

By this pictures (taken from Gustav) you can see, how a kris hilt is constructed in many cases and I think Apolakis kris hilt as well. When the brass bands get broken when you want to dismantle the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th February 2020, 10:40 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,492
Posted By Sajen
Hello Kai, I have polished several moro blades...

Hello Kai,
I have polished several moro blades with a much harder grade of corrosion without a bath in a vinegar or citric acid solution before, not one of this blades show until now new active...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th February 2020, 09:13 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,492
Posted By Sajen
Agree complete with Ian! :) ;)

Agree complete with Ian! :) ;)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th February 2020, 09:54 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,492
Posted By Sajen
Hello Jose, I think that we don't see an intended...

Hello Jose,
I think that we don't see an intended etch, it will be the result of the bath in 5% vinegar solution to loosen the rust.
That's what I said before, the blade need to get polished anyway...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th February 2020, 08:49 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,492
Posted By Sajen
Hello, Here a thread:...

Hello,
Here a thread: http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=12825&highlight=moro where I restored a kris blade with similar grade of corrosion, I polish the blade with different grade of...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th February 2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,492
Posted By Sajen
I personally would have cleaned the blade by hand...

I personally would have cleaned the blade by hand with different grain size sanding paper. By this grade of oxidation it's a very easy work IMHO.

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th February 2020, 02:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,492
Posted By Sajen
They will be from silver or brass (I think it...

They will be from silver or brass (I think it will be the first). You can polish them up again, no big problem by such a low concentration. Are you sure that the handle don't get contact with the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th January 2020, 03:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 717
Posted By Sajen
Agree. :) You can call it also...

Agree. :) You can call it also enep.

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th January 2020, 02:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 731
Posted By Sajen
Hello, I think Charles examples a genuine, this...

Hello,
I think Charles examples a genuine, this badik (there will be an other name from region to region) are found also in Buddhist parts of Thailand and parts of Cambodia, see also the other very...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th January 2020, 12:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,319
Posted By Sajen
Hello Albert, Very, very interesting sword! ...

Hello Albert,

Very, very interesting sword! :eek: While hilt and blade let me direct think it's Sulawesi work I am more as confused by the silver fittings so I understand Ian's suggestion. :shrug:...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th January 2020, 12:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 717
Posted By Sajen
Hello Thomas, Very nice and seldom seen Southern...

Hello Thomas,

Very nice and seldom seen Southern Thai knife/mead. :cool: Fittings could content gold, silver and copper.

Would like to see the blade polished and etched. ;)
When you ever boring...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 11th January 2020, 11:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,070
Posted By Sajen
Hi Ian, The jewelry and adornment from the...

Hi Ian,

The jewelry and adornment from the Northern Luzon Hill tribes is just beautiful, think only to the fikum from the Bontoc or the headornaments (tancolok) made from the skull of hornbillbirds...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 11th January 2020, 11:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,070
Posted By Sajen
Thank you! :) And yours nice as well. :cool:...

Thank you! :)

And yours nice as well. :cool:

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 1st December 2019, 11:49 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,453
Posted By Sajen
:) :) Thank you very much for your kind words! ...

:) :) Thank you very much for your kind words! ;)

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th November 2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 924
Posted By Sajen
I think it's an Itamul dagger but not very old...

I think it's an Itamul dagger but not very old and maybe made for selling purpose. :shrug:
See this interesting thread:...
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