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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th October 2023, 03:00 AM
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Posted By Battara
Hi Detlef - yes both beak and tail are damaged. ...

Hi Detlef - yes both beak and tail are damaged. So in accordance to Moro tradition, I covered the damage with gold plated metal with okir design.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd October 2023, 12:56 AM
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Posted By Battara
Kumusta Albert! Yes the okir bands are 14k...

Kumusta Albert!

Yes the okir bands are 14k rose gold filled (thicker than plating) bonded to brass beneath.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd October 2023, 12:53 AM
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Posted By Battara
Thank you folks. Werecow - Here are pictures...

Thank you folks.

Werecow - Here are pictures of how I got the pieces (except the pommel).

You can see missing silver from empty grooves in the blade, and not much on the hilt except the woven...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd October 2023, 03:33 AM
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Posted By Battara
Here are pictures of the blade.

Here are pictures of the blade.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd October 2023, 03:30 AM
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Posted By Battara
My Newly Restored Moro Kris Swassa/Silver

Greetings again folks,

Here is a kris that was many years in the making.

First I got the blade from Spunger (salamat Ron). So I took rust off the blade and restored the silver inlays. ...
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