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Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 28th April 2013, 12:23 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,542
Posted By guwaya
A statement which reflects my own opinion, the...

A statement which reflects my own opinion, the question is just 'why is this so?' and 'what does collecting mean for the person or what is the intention of collecting?' (But these questions can be...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 6th December 2010, 03:27 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 16,966
Posted By guwaya
Naturally not! - So far, so good! :cool:

Naturally not! - So far, so good! :cool:
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 6th December 2010, 01:59 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 16,966
Posted By guwaya
Hi Alam Shah, First of all: I am myself from an...

Hi Alam Shah,

First of all: I am myself from an outside culture so I don't know what I have to enlighten. As such a foreigner I am mostly intereted in receivig an answer to my question dedicated to...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 6th December 2010, 11:31 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 16,966
Posted By guwaya
Sorry Jean, I traveld in Sulawesi nearby the...

Sorry Jean,

I traveld in Sulawesi nearby the same time and as well as in Makassar (Ujung Pandang by that time) as well as in Rantepao I saw and became offered a lot of tourist pieces, and grubbing...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 6th December 2010, 11:14 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 16,966
Posted By guwaya
Besides the general question, how a wedding keris...

Besides the general question, how a wedding keris in general, independently from the area of its origin, has to look like - what are the criteria that make him to a [B]wedding keris, declared as...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 12th October 2010, 09:48 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 13,143
Posted By guwaya
I support A. G. Maisey's proposal to put the...

I support A. G. Maisey's proposal to put the matter to sleep, otherwise this theme will be "discussed" in best German (and Dutch?) tradition for the next weeks without a result and with loosing the...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 11th October 2010, 01:07 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 13,143
Posted By guwaya
Hello, I think you are correct - even if reading...

Hello,

I think you are correct - even if reading just fluently in German there could be two interpretation:

There are ukiran in form of jagung or flowers which are called gana

1. and additional...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 11th October 2010, 10:19 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 13,143
Posted By guwaya
[/QUOTE] Here now the closest translation I am...

[/QUOTE]
Here now the closest translation I am able to do:

In the keraton of Yogyakarta, the panakawan (serving peers, pages), if they appear with bare upper part of the body and feather performed...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 11th October 2010, 09:33 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 13,143
Posted By guwaya
A. G. Maisey: If I understand it correct, you...

A. G. Maisey:

If I understand it correct, you are interested into getting the original version of Groneman's statement - here it i.

It is taken from the original periodical: International Archiv...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 10th October 2010, 02:29 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 13,143
Posted By guwaya
[/QUOTE] "I'm afraid that what I read here...

[/QUOTE]


"I'm afraid that what I read here does not provide me with any sort of solid evidence that this "gana" or "gana-gana" is a legitimate usage ...... "

I agree completely that there is no...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 10th October 2010, 12:05 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 13,143
Posted By guwaya
gana

Hello A. G. Maisey, Hello to the Forum:

Here the citate from:
J.G.Huyse:, Het vervaardigen van krissen, Nederlandsch Indie oud en niew, 1917-18, 2, p. 33:

"................... door Dr. Hazeu...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 22nd May 2010, 10:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,335
Posted By guwaya
Alan G. Maisey: I thank you for your clearance...

Alan G. Maisey:

I thank you for your clearance and your words and I apologize myself in bringing such great confusion with using the term POLARISM. In the hurry I wrote I just translated the term...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 22nd May 2010, 08:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,335
Posted By guwaya
Alan G. Maisey. I see, that I am completly...

Alan G. Maisey.

I see, that I am completly misinterpretated or misunderstood. My definition of dualism was not thought to be understood as you declared it here - and definitely this little...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 21st May 2010, 01:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,335
Posted By guwaya
Alan G. Maisey: Literature - we had this theme...

Alan G. Maisey:

Literature - we had this theme already. To Spielmann's thesis:

1. It is no doctaral thesis - it is an MA-Thesis and it is also mentioned in the Encyklopedi and other scientific...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 21st May 2010, 01:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,335
Posted By guwaya
Alan G. Maisey: It is true that the "modern...

Alan G. Maisey:

It is true that the "modern keris made its appearance in Jawa at a time when the dominant philosophy and religious system in Jawa was Hindu. Thus, although the keris is beyond doubt...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 19th May 2010, 06:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,335
Posted By guwaya
The keris in its completness is a symbol of the...

The keris in its completness is a symbol of the male - going into details we can devide again into male and female aspects.

In opposition we have the textiles as a symbol for the female...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 10th February 2010, 11:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,774
Posted By guwaya
[/QUOTE] Maybe it was sold as that?!

[/QUOTE]
Maybe it was sold as that?!
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 1st February 2010, 01:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,040
Posted By guwaya
I personaly believe if you have a strong will, genuine passion, motivation, you can

[/QUOTE]

A nice faith but unfortunately the reality is teaching something different, and I speak from my own experience. To make it short in this thread - just take the commercial factor. As already...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 27th January 2010, 04:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,005
Posted By guwaya
"This is true, but from my experience they...

"This is true, but from my experience they don't do it correctly and it is usually pretty easy to tell the difference."


I agree with you as it is also with many newly made ones from Balinese people...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 27th January 2010, 12:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,005
Posted By guwaya
however lombok kerisses are influence by...

however lombok kerisses are influence by balinesse...but if we look at the sheath (TULANG PAOK /lombok) ,we will see the diferences between LOMBOK and Balinesse (BATUN POH).
and the KOJONGAN sheath...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 22nd January 2010, 08:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,901
Posted By guwaya
Thanks a lot sirek - I think I can manage the...

Thanks a lot sirek - I think I can manage the translation.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 22nd January 2010, 02:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,901
Posted By guwaya
Hello Sirek, could you give us the url. of the...

Hello Sirek,

could you give us the url. of the site where you found it?

Thanks,
guwaya
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 8th January 2010, 03:57 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 14,352
Posted By guwaya
"I have nothing but extreme respect for the...

"I have nothing but extreme respect for the gentleman behind Achim Weihrauch, and I most certainly would never knowingly, nor willingly compromise him."

Thank you for your respond A. G. Masey. I...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 8th January 2010, 01:45 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 14,352
Posted By guwaya
"I can understand why you believe I ask for...

"I can understand why you believe I ask for too much from somebody when I expect a serious keris researcher to be able to read and understand Indonesian at least, and perhaps also Javanese."


A. G....
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 7th January 2010, 02:41 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 14,352
Posted By guwaya
Alan G. Maisey A wonderfull essay and practical...

Alan G. Maisey

A wonderfull essay and practical demonstration how literature reading and research should be done - I am impressed and heavily can add something as everything is said.

So I will just...
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