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Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 24th November 2013, 06:23 AM
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Posted By tunggulametung
Thanks Alan. Jean, exactly my thought is what...

Thanks Alan.
Jean, exactly my thought is what has been rephrased by Alan above.
I also meat to say that my opinion is limited to Javanese warangka and not similar warangka found on...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 24th November 2013, 05:26 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 11,129
Posted By tunggulametung
As a general rule, yes, I'm agree with your...

As a general rule, yes, I'm agree with your statement. A keris shouldn't be left rusted in the first place. But honestly, for me, there are time when a blade is better to leave with some old rust in...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 23rd November 2013, 01:32 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,960
Posted By tunggulametung
Thank you Detlef :D I may add that when the...

Thank you Detlef :D

I may add that when the seller knows your quality he normally won't tell these stories and let you judge the object. So the moral is to educate yourself and be confident with...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 23rd November 2013, 01:16 AM
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Views: 11,960
Posted By tunggulametung
I'm not specifically speaking about the keris...

I'm not specifically speaking about the keris under discussion, or Detlef's example, but Javanese tanggalan sheath is often made from repurposed ladrang sheath, just as nguku bimo on telale gajah. In...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 23rd November 2013, 12:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 11,129
Posted By tunggulametung
Electrolytic rust removal is a good alternative...

Electrolytic rust removal is a good alternative to remove rust while preserving good metal. On the negative side rust spots will turn into pitting, this will be pronounced on the horn hilted keris :(...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 15th November 2013, 01:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,252
Posted By tunggulametung
Thumbs up A collection says about the collector

I think you are a talented keris collector with a nice collection. I second the opinion that it worth separate thread.
As for publication, I recommend Kris Disk...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 14th November 2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 46,876
Posted By tunggulametung
Good question. This reminds me a lot of Prambanan...

Good question. This reminds me a lot of Prambanan and Borobudur etymology :D

As a Javanese speaker of Central Java dialect, I would translate donoriko as:
dono/dana -- fund, money, gift, own, etc...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 23rd October 2013, 03:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,470
Posted By tunggulametung
Very old buffalo horn may look dry/lost of luster...

Very old buffalo horn may look dry/lost of luster and show small cracks like this so if its unlike wood it may be buffalo horn, akar bahar is not likely as pointed out by Gustav.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 22nd October 2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,470
Posted By tunggulametung
Thumbs up Wow nice hilt Detlef. I also vote for Cirebon. If...

Wow nice hilt Detlef. I also vote for Cirebon. If the material is dense, reddish (mature tree), and relatively heavy it might be sawo wood which I was told common for the area, it is a few wood that...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 29th September 2013, 06:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,090
Posted By tunggulametung
I think fragrances and spirituality has been...

I think fragrances and spirituality has been linked one another forever.
I believe most of us bought our keris second hand so we don't have control to what has been used in the past. In Indonesia,...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 29th September 2013, 03:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,924
Posted By tunggulametung
I don't recognize the name of the pamor but...

I don't recognize the name of the pamor but attached is what Ensiklopedi Keris described about Benang Saukel, perhaps other members willing to help with appropriate translation.

Dapur might be...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 29th September 2013, 02:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,714
Posted By tunggulametung
+1 :)

+1 :)
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 26th September 2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,090
Posted By tunggulametung
I'm sorry, I mean to say domestic market/non...

I'm sorry, I mean to say domestic market/non import to get started, one of the reason being hassle with shipping/return etc.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 26th September 2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,172
Posted By tunggulametung
I'm agree that in terms of repair quality super...

I'm agree that in terms of repair quality super glue method that I described isn't the best available method, it is more a DIY option that I proposed because the broken section is on the dark spots....
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 26th September 2013, 06:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,090
Posted By tunggulametung
Congratulations for your new keris. I agree with...

Congratulations for your new keris. I agree with most of what you've already said, except that from your photos the blade appear like modern blade to me (last 20 c. or even early 21 c.)-- please keep...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 26th September 2013, 05:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,172
Posted By tunggulametung
This looks like tamarind wood to me, but I might...

This looks like tamarind wood to me, but I might be wrong.
Do you have all the broken pieces? If you do, you can put everything back together with super glue, fill any void with (preferably dark...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 15th September 2013, 06:27 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,054
Posted By tunggulametung
Thank you for quoting the interesting lecture. ...

Thank you for quoting the interesting lecture.
To answer your question I must say I don't know.


Yes, I believe we are all agree with that.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 12th September 2013, 04:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,054
Posted By tunggulametung
Keris connoisseurs, first here’s a little joke...

Keris connoisseurs, first here’s a little joke for you:
1. If you are presented with a keris (presumably with some luks) and you don’t know how to count how many luk it has, or you have to manually...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 11th September 2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,054
Posted By tunggulametung
Hello, There are many possibilities but based...

Hello,
There are many possibilities but based upon what I can see I'm in the opinion that your keris has been repaired/altered--or even made to look unusual from day one, I'll call it dapur kreasi...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 5th September 2013, 04:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,714
Posted By tunggulametung
Detlef, did you say you buy the keris without...

Detlef, did you say you buy the keris without seeing the blade? I hope you know exactly why you have paid so much money on that ;) :p
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 29th July 2012, 12:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,647
Posted By tunggulametung
Thank you Detlef for the close-ups.

Thank you Detlef for the close-ups.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 10th July 2012, 04:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,296
Posted By tunggulametung
Thank you Detlef

Thank you Detlef
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 6th July 2012, 04:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,296
Posted By tunggulametung
Detlef, do you happen to know whether he also...

Detlef, do you happen to know whether he also supply his hilt to local (Balinese) keris smith? I'm curious to know remembering Alan remark on the other thread about how scarce keris Bali is. Thanks.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 6th July 2012, 04:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,296
Posted By tunggulametung
Me? :rolleyes: :D

Me? :rolleyes: :D
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 4th July 2012, 07:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,647
Posted By tunggulametung
Thumbs up Thanks Willem for the tip :), I was half joking...

Thanks Willem for the tip :), I was half joking the other day, not on Facebook but I like the 'like' button :D
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