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Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 23rd April 2021, 03:07 PM
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Posted By Bjorn
Great example, Ian! Even mundane events are...

Great example, Ian!

Even mundane events are easily altered. Have several colleagues recount the same work event, and usually smalld details will differ, even when only a few days have passed.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 23rd April 2021, 03:04 PM
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Views: 2,993
Posted By Bjorn
Very fortunate indeed, Alan. One might even see...

Very fortunate indeed, Alan. One might even see it as providence, were one so inclined.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 20th April 2021, 11:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,993
Posted By Bjorn
Thanks for that, Alan. Your keynote telling of...

Thanks for that, Alan. Your keynote telling of the story already made it more vivid - especially with the rock form being the very final shape he took after many dastardly attempts to escape.
...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 19th April 2021, 12:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,993
Posted By Bjorn
[QUOTE=A. G. Maisey] I do not understand...

[QUOTE=A. G. Maisey]

I do not understand Dutch. I have not the slightest inkling of what the text on the photographed page says. I did add some breaks in the text to increase legibility

EDIT
...
Forum: Keris Swap Forum 25th July 2020, 07:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,910
Posted By Bjorn
Put up for auction on external site.

Put up for auction on external site.
Forum: Keris Swap Forum 24th July 2020, 09:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,497
Posted By Bjorn
Repriced to €200.

Repriced to €200.
Forum: Keris Swap Forum 22nd July 2020, 02:54 PM
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Views: 2,497
Posted By Bjorn
Keris from Madura or East Jawa

On offer for €250 (excluding shipping).

An old wilah from East Jawa or Madura dressed in a surakarta ladrangan cut from a single piece of wood and with a well engraved pendok blewah.

The...
Forum: Keris Swap Forum 22nd July 2020, 10:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,724
Posted By Bjorn
Sold.

Sold.
Forum: Keris Swap Forum 21st July 2020, 07:33 PM
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Views: 2,366
Posted By Bjorn
Final price drop: €275

Final price drop: €275
Forum: Keris Swap Forum 17th July 2020, 10:11 PM
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Views: 2,399
Posted By Bjorn
Sold.

Sold.
Forum: Keris Swap Forum 17th July 2020, 10:11 PM
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Views: 2,366
Posted By Bjorn
Price drop to €325.

Price drop to €325.
Forum: Keris Swap Forum 15th July 2020, 12:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,366
Posted By Bjorn
Keris from Lombok(?)

For sale a keris of undetermined origin, though considering the mix of components my best guess would be Lombok.

The blade is made of quite a few layers, resulting in a wonderful pamor. The...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 15th July 2020, 12:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,212
Posted By Bjorn
Absolutely wonderful blade, Gavin. I hope you'll...

Absolutely wonderful blade, Gavin. I hope you'll share photos if you do decide to stain it or redress it.
Forum: Keris Swap Forum 15th July 2020, 12:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,910
Posted By Bjorn
Communication via PM is best. I've noticed direct...

Communication via PM is best. I've noticed direct e-mails seem to end up in the spam folder of my gmail.
Forum: Keris Swap Forum 15th July 2020, 11:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,399
Posted By Bjorn
On hold.

On hold.
Forum: Keris Swap Forum 14th July 2020, 07:57 PM
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Views: 2,399
Posted By Bjorn
Keris from 2012 catalogue

On offer is a keris from Alan's fall/winter 2012 catalogue. The original description and photos are added down in this post. Note that the slorok plate was silver coloured in 2012, but has since...
Forum: Keris Swap Forum 13th July 2020, 08:42 AM
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Views: 2,724
Posted By Bjorn
On hold.

On hold.
Forum: Keris Swap Forum 11th July 2020, 04:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,910
Posted By Bjorn
Keris from Catalogue 68 for sale

Offered for sale, keris number 12 from Alan Maisey's Keris Catalogue 68. The original description is provided below along with the photos from the catalogue.
I am selling this keris for the same...
Forum: Keris Swap Forum 11th July 2020, 04:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,724
Posted By Bjorn
Sumatran Keris

On offer, a keris from Sumatra. The sheath shows both South Sumatran and Bugis influences. The wilah show bugis influences in its overall shape and peninsular influences in its ricikan, pamor appears...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 26th September 2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,603
Posted By Bjorn
Thanks for sharing, Pak Ganjawulung. Interesting...

Thanks for sharing, Pak Ganjawulung. Interesting to read and great to see those photos.
I love the contrast between the gonjo and the pamor on the sorsoran, especially on the A-side.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 18th July 2019, 06:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,416
Posted By Bjorn
It seems the question of the mudra was never...

It seems the question of the mudra was never resolved.
From the photos - and perhaps on item-in-hand as well - it's difficult to see the exact positioning of the fingers.
As fas as I can tell,...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 12th July 2019, 10:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,400
Posted By Bjorn
A lovely keris, and an exquisite jejeran!...

A lovely keris, and an exquisite jejeran! Congratulations!
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 11th July 2019, 07:51 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,670
Posted By Bjorn
I'm avoiding looking at any of the replies so...

I'm avoiding looking at any of the replies so that I won't be biased (by anything other than my current knowledge and views) in giving my answer.

For me the bilah starts at the ganja.
Seeing...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 30th April 2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,146
Posted By Bjorn
Couldn't agree more. It's representative of an...

Couldn't agree more. It's representative of an idea and a concept. It's not the actual thing, so there's no need for it to be 100% accurate. People look at it and they can recognize what it...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 18th April 2019, 08:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,638
Posted By Bjorn
Beautiful, rustic piece. Love the contrast...

Beautiful, rustic piece. Love the contrast between the wrongko and hulu.
Wonderful selut too. I wouldn't be surprised if the wilah itself is less impressive. I rarely see keris attributed to...
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