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Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 22nd November 2020, 04:44 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By apolaki
Pitted keris with seed pod hilt

Hi, Can anyone share info on this keris? The hilt seems to be a type of seed pod. Thanks!
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 19th August 2020, 11:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,333
Posted By apolaki
Thanks! From the past discussion, the Nawa sari...

Thanks! From the past discussion, the Nawa sari identified had the pudak flower, but this one is missing it although the body is in the same position. that was the only main identifiers I saw from...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 19th August 2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,333
Posted By apolaki
Info on tiny keris hilt

Hi,

This keris hilt looks to be Nawa sari and is quite small, maybe 2 1/2 inches or so. It looks polychrome, maybe there was gold color paint int he past and while the features may not be clear,...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 13th August 2020, 03:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,749
Posted By apolaki
Thanks Marco! Is there a particular name for this...

Thanks Marco! Is there a particular name for this style of hilt like there are for others like Donoriko?
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 13th August 2020, 04:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,749
Posted By apolaki
Can anyone share info about this hilt or any...

Can anyone share info about this hilt or any links to discussion about the style? Thanks!
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 10th August 2020, 04:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,749
Posted By apolaki
Regarding resin keris hilts

Can anyone tell me more about this form of keris hilt? It has a more abstract form but with intricate style in carving or molding because it looks to be made of resin as opposed to wood, bone or...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 9th August 2020, 07:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,054
Posted By apolaki
Does anyone know if this is a carving of Barong...

Does anyone know if this is a carving of Barong or Nawa Sari?
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 9th August 2020, 03:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,971
Posted By apolaki
Hi, Thanks for the insight! I have seen keris...

Hi, Thanks for the insight! I have seen keris hilt with the pony tail and arm positions to the sides and thought perhaps it is a Punokawan, but the facial features looked more like a Garuda or...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 8th August 2020, 09:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,971
Posted By apolaki
Thanks! I am familiar with how they look in...

Thanks! I am familiar with how they look in general in wayang and other drawings, but I was wondering if there are specific ways they are carved on keris hilts. If a hilt has a large belly or certain...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 8th August 2020, 03:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,971
Posted By apolaki
Characteristics of Punokawan hilts

Hi, I was curious to know what are some common characteristics found on keris hilts that depict Punokawan like Semar?
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 7th August 2020, 01:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,054
Posted By apolaki
Thanks Rick! What is the Prabu commonly...

Thanks Rick!

What is the Prabu commonly holding in his hand?

Is there any story or history tied to Prabu hilts?
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 6th August 2020, 01:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,054
Posted By apolaki
Thanks for the link to your description of Nawa...

Thanks for the link to your description of Nawa Sari!! It was really interesting to read through.

I am interested to know if there are Balinese keris hilts in the shape of Barong? Do you happen to...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 6th August 2020, 04:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,054
Posted By apolaki
Thanks all for your impressions! What about this...

Thanks all for your impressions! What about this hilt, who could it be representing?
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 6th August 2020, 04:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,054
Posted By apolaki
Hi, here is the back side of the first hilt. If...

Hi, here is the back side of the first hilt. If it is Nawa Sari, can you tell me more about who that is?

Do you know more about the names of the face less figures on the other two hilts? One is...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 6th August 2020, 02:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,054
Posted By apolaki
Identifying 3 hilts

Hi, can anyone help me identify these 3 hilts and where they are from?
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 18th March 2020, 02:29 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 17,659
Posted By apolaki
The black stain has spread throughout the blade,...

The black stain has spread throughout the blade, it is like infected the blade.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 18th March 2020, 12:38 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 17,659
Posted By apolaki
Great! What is the ratio you use?

Great! What is the ratio you use?
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 17th March 2020, 02:09 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 17,659
Posted By apolaki
Hi Marco, I don't access to acid citric....

Hi Marco,

I don't access to acid citric. Where can you get that?

Also, can I use concentrated lemon juice and water? If so, what is the recommended ratio?
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 12th March 2020, 02:10 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 17,659
Posted By apolaki
How do you indicate that this is pamor sanak? I...

How do you indicate that this is pamor sanak? I see the word mentioned several times. From when I cleaned the blade, I could not find any distinct contrasting patterns in the blade.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 11th March 2020, 06:27 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 17,659
Posted By apolaki
The reason I thought the keris is now damaged is...

The reason I thought the keris is now damaged is due to the edge. It used to be a straight edge throughout, but now the edges particularly where the black stain is has a serrated/corroded edge look...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 10th March 2020, 05:04 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 17,659
Posted By apolaki
Thanks all, so the steel core is reactive poorly...

Thanks all, so the steel core is reactive poorly to the vinegar. Is the damage irreparable?

I have now taken the keris out of the vinegar bath and placed it in a bicarbonate and water bath (or as...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 10th March 2020, 08:43 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 17,659
Posted By apolaki
Black stain spreading on keris during vinegar cleaning

I have a really perplexing dilemma. I gave this keris I posted a long time ago a bath recently in diluted vinegar (originally 5% acidity), but I poured and mixed 2+ cups of water.
...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 10th March 2020, 12:45 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 11,595
Posted By apolaki
So they are the ones to blame for the...

So they are the ones to blame for the "man-bun?"
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 9th March 2020, 02:03 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 11,595
Posted By apolaki
Wow, so that is the proper care of this material....

Wow, so that is the proper care of this material. If it is left mounted on metal pesi, will it crack? Is it the same if it were mounted on an all wood stand? Also, what does the water do? Thanks!
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 8th March 2020, 01:40 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 11,881
Posted By apolaki
I just applied Mineral oil to my keris after a...

I just applied Mineral oil to my keris after a period of letting WD40 set in the keris.

I just noticed that while it says 100% mineral oil, it also says infused with Vitamin E. The mineral oil is...
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