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Old 10th September 2020, 12:26 PM   #1
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Default Unknown Ukiran (hilt) of this keris

Hello everyone,
Does anybody know the name of the ukiran (hilt) of this keris? Or can someone tell me the mystical powers?
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Old 11th September 2020, 10:36 PM   #2
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Hello Maurits,

Hilts like this are supposed to exhibit naturally grown shapes - as such these are a gift of nature/god and of possible talismanic value. For more discussions, search for "gana"...

I somewhat doubt that the size and shape of this example vibes well with the scabbard from an orang Jawa perspective though.

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