View Single Post
Old 15th October 2020, 03:15 AM   #24
xasterix
Member
 
xasterix's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2018
Posts: 315
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Battara
Xasterix, the Maguindanao pommel looks like aged Mother-of-Pearl in silver frames to me. I have seen it darken like this.

The other pommels are ivory. The red coloration is the result of the presence of sulfur which oxidizes the ivory from red to a dark reddish brown or a honey-is brown.

I find the T'boli bells interesting.
Thanks sir! Here are "raw" pre-restoration pics of the hawkbell-guard kris.
Attached Images
  
xasterix is offline   Reply With Quote