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Old 21st August 2017, 03:36 AM   #30
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Originally Posted by David
In the keris world we are constantly inundated with terms for everything from various parts of the blade and elements of the hilts and sheaths to precise dhapur (profile and feature shapes) and pamor patterns. I don't know if i have ever encountered a study so seemingly obsessed with the name game.
David, try Japanese swords, everything has a name and I mean everything!! And then there are the smiths and the schools etc etc.
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