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Forum: Keris Warung Kopi Today, 12:57 PM
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Posted By jagabuwana
Alan - thanks for clarifying the meaning of...

Alan - thanks for clarifying the meaning of pawakan and other adjacent terms. You raise a very insightful point regarding the word "pawakan" and how it suggests that the keris is not perceived as...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi Today, 12:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 169
Posted By jagabuwana
What an interesting selut. I've never seen one...

What an interesting selut. I've never seen one like that before. Thank you for sharing.

Jean - I would have guessed melati rincone too. If it is true that it had previously been ngulit semangka,...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 5th August 2021, 11:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 998
Posted By jagabuwana
This considerably changes my visual perception of...

This considerably changes my visual perception of the keris
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 2nd August 2021, 06:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,538
Posted By jagabuwana
It's worth noting that the corrosion that you can...

It's worth noting that the corrosion that you can see on the blade that I shared was not due to the sulphur treatment.

From my eyeballing, the blade didn't appear to get worse after this...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 23rd July 2021, 11:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,538
Posted By jagabuwana
Hi Anthony, I've used the sulphur and rice water...

Hi Anthony, I've used the sulphur and rice water method and have been happy enough with the result: http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=26696

You will also find extensive discussions on...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 13th July 2021, 08:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,823
Posted By jagabuwana
David - thank you for your adding your thoughts...

David - thank you for your adding your thoughts on this. I should note that while my questions didn't relate to the hilt, I really do welcome any relevant discussion about this keris. Between you and...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 12th July 2021, 02:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,823
Posted By jagabuwana
It's as if the way Durga is described here by the...

It's as if the way Durga is described here by the Rijksmuseum is closer to a narrow and probably wholly erroneous perception of Kali. Though I don't think that was the understanding or intention...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 12th July 2021, 08:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,823
Posted By jagabuwana
Keris from Garut with Quranic inscriptions

Here is a photo of a keris taken by Isidore van Kinsbergen, in the Rijksmuseum collection (source: https://www.rijksmuseum.nl/en/collection/RP-F-2005-159-12)

The description is as follows:

Kris...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 23rd June 2021, 06:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,080
Posted By jagabuwana
May his memory and work endure and continue to...

May his memory and work endure and continue to benefit.

The world of keris students seems small, so despite not knowing pak Hengki almarhum, I'm sad to hear that he has passed. I am a member of...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 11th June 2021, 01:30 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 19,421
Posted By jagabuwana
Wowzer that last one is just about as long as...

Wowzer that last one is just about as long as I've seen any keris. Can you tell us anything more about it?
Interesting handle too - what's the material?
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 10th June 2021, 11:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,138
Posted By jagabuwana
Beautiful stuff. Was this made by Pak Misyanto by...

Beautiful stuff. Was this made by Pak Misyanto by any chance?
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 28th May 2021, 07:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,023
Posted By jagabuwana
Thanks, Alan. Looking forward to it. Yes...

Thanks, Alan. Looking forward to it.

Yes upon reading my question more it does seem like I might be cornering Amuk somewhat, or at least constraining the discussion in a way that might not be...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 28th May 2021, 06:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,023
Posted By jagabuwana
Hi Amuk - By Soenda Pakwan / Sunda Pakuan, are...

Hi Amuk -
By Soenda Pakwan / Sunda Pakuan, are you referring to the seat of power/core of the Sunda Kingdom that is Pakuan Pakujajar, or something else?

Are you able to point me to somewhere I...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 26th May 2021, 11:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,023
Posted By jagabuwana
My guess prior to reading your post was Banten,...

My guess prior to reading your post was Banten, but with little to inform it. The texture of the steel and carving made me lean that way. It's probably my brain unconsciously saying "I've seen ones...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 31st March 2021, 11:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,821
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: 6,540
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
Replies: 55
Views: 6,540
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: 1,921
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: 1,921
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: 2,755
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: 1,445
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: 1,445
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: 1,445
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: 6,540
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: 2,140
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...
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