Thread: Bugis Keris
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Old 31st March 2021, 11:18 PM   #6
A. G. Maisey
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I do not know the name, if indeed there is some special name, but what I have noticed is that this binding seems to occur mostly on a gandar that is made in two pieces. Some two piece gandars have metal bands, this binding probably serves the purpose of keeping the two halves of the gandar together.
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