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Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 31st March 2021, 11:08 PM
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Posted By jagabuwana
That's a lovely piece! I hope I'm not...

That's a lovely piece!

I hope I'm not derailing where you intended your post to go David, but a couple of questions question to all:

- what is the name of the binding or thread wrap that covers...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 3rd March 2021, 04:40 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,705
Posted By jagabuwana
Should there be any representatives of Kasultanan...

Should there be any representatives of Kasultanan Ngayogyakarta among us, I look forward to dawn rapier duel in the Warung Kopi parking lot. :D
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 15th February 2021, 10:25 PM
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Posted By jagabuwana
I've not heard of this dhapur but if it does what...

I've not heard of this dhapur but if it does what it describes on the label, maybe it should be renamed to sering goyang.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 7th February 2021, 10:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,197
Posted By jagabuwana
Thank you everyone Jean - thanks for sharing...

Thank you everyone

Jean - thanks for sharing that. Now I am curious as to whether this would work without the salt and/or the starchy water.

Alan - yes that was my experience too. The staining...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 6th February 2021, 12:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,197
Posted By jagabuwana
Sulphur staining a keris Bugis

This post is to show the results of staining using a sulphur, salt and rice water slurry on a keris lurus Bugis.

I had attempted this in 2018, the year I acquired it, though I abandoned mission...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th January 2021, 10:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,108
Posted By jagabuwana
With regards to the meaning of the eyelets and...

With regards to the meaning of the eyelets and just about anything else to do with features, knowledge and beliefs on Sundanese bladed objects, something to consider is that they were not as...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 20th January 2021, 02:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,063
Posted By jagabuwana
Yeah I see your point. I can certainly think of...

Yeah I see your point. I can certainly think of some other fields where invented terminology doesn't help anyone to get closer to understanding the subject at hand. Corporatese, anyone?
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 19th January 2021, 03:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,063
Posted By jagabuwana
Thank you, Alan. I looked with a bit more...

Thank you, Alan.

I looked with a bit more detail to the other kerises in the listing. There are no photos taken at an angle where I could determine the shape of the sirah cecak. Although with the...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 19th January 2021, 12:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,063
Posted By jagabuwana
What is a "Ganja mbatok mengkureb"?

I've seen some listings online which describe the ganja as being "mbatok mengkureb". I've not seen these words to describe a ganja before.


What are the characteristics of a ganja mbatok...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 11th January 2021, 12:26 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,705
Posted By jagabuwana
Welcome maximummason! With regards to...

Welcome maximummason!

With regards to David's suggestion about cleaning and staining, you may find these threads useful:
http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=23934...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 7th January 2021, 12:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,561
Posted By jagabuwana
The one in Sajen's link is I believe a Surakarta...

The one in Sajen's link is I believe a Surakarta dress.

If you are to keep the current hulu, which is Jogja, I think it would look best paired with a Jogja wrongko. But that's very much a...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 6th January 2021, 03:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,561
Posted By jagabuwana
Happy New Year to you too, Shayde. Nice find...

Happy New Year to you too, Shayde.
Nice find with this blade. If you intend to clean it, I'd really like to see the result afterwards.
Do you intend on getting a Jogja wrongko to match?
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 25th December 2020, 04:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,375
Posted By jagabuwana
A nice keris! I like it

A nice keris! I like it
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 21st December 2020, 04:46 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 13,394
Posted By jagabuwana
I didn't intend to debate or disprove you, but to...

I didn't intend to debate or disprove you, but to add more information and perspective that I found interesting and satisfying, with the hope that others might too.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 21st December 2020, 12:13 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 13,394
Posted By jagabuwana
Nuhun, Amuk Murugul. I do agree that to...

Nuhun, Amuk Murugul. I do agree that to understand something, the language must also be understood. So I'm inclined to go further.

The reason I asked the question about the connection between...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 16th July 2020, 02:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,249
Posted By jagabuwana
Kinda looks like Neka

Kinda looks like Neka
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 13th July 2020, 05:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,343
Posted By jagabuwana
Thanks for your thoughts David and Alan

Thanks for your thoughts David and Alan
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 10th July 2020, 01:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,343
Posted By jagabuwana
I can't imagine the keris being so significant to...

I can't imagine the keris being so significant to Fidel that he would have reenacted it. I doubt its veracity still , but at least the keris is the same.

I'm inclined to lean towards Bali too,...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 9th July 2020, 05:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,343
Posted By jagabuwana
Sukarno's keris gift to Fidel Castro

Sometime in 1960, Sukarno went to Havana and met with Fidel Castro. It seems that he presented him with a keris as a gift. Given Sukarno's sympathy towards anti-colonial, anti-imperialist causes and...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 12th May 2020, 11:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,890
Posted By jagabuwana
How interesting. I enjoyed that alot, thanks for...

How interesting. I enjoyed that alot, thanks for sharing.

I've always known lodeh to contain kemiri (candlenut). Gives it that nice slight but pleasing bitter nuttiness.

Okay quick - someone...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 6th May 2020, 12:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,698
Posted By jagabuwana
Pamor uler lulut came to mind for me. I'll await...

Pamor uler lulut came to mind for me. I'll await for more learned folk here to weigh in :)
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 5th May 2020, 12:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,519
Posted By jagabuwana
in the case of pamor tangkis, is the execution a...

in the case of pamor tangkis, is the execution a matter of making two pattern-welded laminations, and then welding the two laminations together?
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 20th April 2020, 12:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,046
Posted By jagabuwana
That's stunning, Paul. I learned a lot in...

That's stunning, Paul.

I learned a lot in this thread. Had I not known any better I would have thought I was looking at some kind of keris dhapur sepang.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 17th April 2020, 12:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,085
Posted By jagabuwana
Yes I like that mendak as well and am interested...

Yes I like that mendak as well and am interested to know the material used.



The dhapur Mangkurat Mangkunagara is indeed found in the dhapur keris Keraton Surakarta manuscript.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 6th April 2020, 03:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,882
Posted By jagabuwana
Understood - thanks Alan.

Understood - thanks Alan.
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