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Klewang Jawa Bunti Mayit Alpaka 0719 - Another rare example of a long sword called the klewang from the central Javanese region. Typical handle form, said to depict the makara (a combination of an elephant, dragon and fish), is made from wood and is encased at the grip and base with well reoussed silver alloy metals called alpaka in Javanese. The wooden sheath is also encased with similar alpaka metal encasements. Very long and sturdy blade with a slender arcing profile (saber) and single sharp edge with a double edge  tip.

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Pedang Aceh Hulu Meu Apet 0120 - Very rare example of a long saber called the pedang Aceh, from the northern Sumatran region of Aceh. The basket guard iron handle is in the form called hulu meu apet, having a bud like base with a pointy protrusion. Wooden sheath is encased with red velvet. Very long and arcing blade with a single sharp edge and deep middle fullers, with a double edge pointy tip ending. Pamor patterns are not contrasting, which is the norm from the area, due to the non nickel metals used.

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Barong Datuk Moro Philipines 0919 - A fine example of a machete like weapon called the barong from southern Philippines region of Mindanao. Handle is made of very hard and well rained kemuning wood, finely carved in the relief cockatoo bird form having with pierced through works and flaring tail and head;- features attributed to high status wear or Datuk. Wooden sheath is made from hard sono kling woods with rattan bindings. Thick and very sturdy blade with a single sharp edge and a swollen mid section having a pointy tip; features typical of the barong. Pamor patterns are arranged in the mlumah technique of the kulit semangko or melon's skin pamor, which is said to enhance the owner's popularity.

Price:- US$750 excluding shipping.

Parang Nabur Sumatra  0419 - Very good and rare example of a long and broad saber called the parang Nabur, with typical characteristics that has strong middle eastern or Indian sabre influences. Typical handle form usually made of horn with thick brass guard that can act as a knuckle duster and also a sword breaker. Wooden sheath has minor protrusion at the front to assist in usage. Very sturdy blade with a single sharp edge, and an arcing profile that broadens at the top,  having a single fuller along the middle. Pamor patterns are not contrasting, which is the norm from the area, due to the non nickel metals used. From the forging lines the arrangements are of the mlumah technique and are of the kulit semangko or melon skin pamor.

Price:- US$670 excluding shipping.

Klewang Tusuk Jawa Wos Utah 0820 - Another rare example of a long stabbing sword called the klewang tusuk from the island of Jawa. Finely carved handle form, said to depict the makara (a combination of an elephant, dragon and fish), is made from buffalo horn and is encased at the grip and base with finely repoussed silver. The wooden sheath is made from well selected flashing grained woods, having repoussed silver alloy, or alpaka, bands and bottom tip. Long and very sturdy blade with a slightly bent profile, (most klewangs are saber like) having the top half of the blade bending downwards, and is double sharp edge with a pointy tip. Pamor patterns are arranged in the mlumah technique of the wos utah or scattered rice variations, which is said to enhance the owner's material well being.

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Klewang Jawa Ayat Koftgari 0519 - A rare example of a sword called the klewang from the island of Java, with the wooden handle in the makara form, and bottom stem fully encased with well repoussed silver alloy panels. Very sturdy blade with an arcing profile and a single sharp edge having a double sharp edge tip. The surface of the blade is inlaid with Islamic verses using fine silver koftgari technique. Pamor patterns are arranged in the mlumah technique, of the kulit semangko or melon’s skin, which is said to enhance the owner’s popularity.

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Badek Bugis Sulawesi Qul Buntet Dwi Warna 0220 – A very good and rare example of a side weapon called the badek from the southern Sulawesi regions of Bugis. Handle is made of kemuning woods, with the well carved top sheath made of kemuning woods and an angsena bottom stem having plain silver band attachments. Thick and very sturdy blade with a single sharp edge and a pointy tip is typical of badek of Bugis in origin. Pamor patterns are rare and are arranged in the miring technique, and at the base, a swirl like formation is seen and is called pamor qul buntet. Above it are vertical lines called pamor adeg or standing pamor.

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Klewang Tusuk Bali Kulit Semangko 0820 - Another rare example of a long stabbing sword called the klewang tusuk from the island of Bali. Typical handle form, said to depict the makara (a combination of an elephant, dragon and fish), is made from buffalo horn and is encased at the grip and base with plain silver. The wooden sheath is made from well selected flashing grained woods, having plain silver alloy, or alpaka, bands and bottom tip. Long and very sturdy blade with an unusually straight profile, (most klewangs are saber like) having a deep fuller running along the middle, with the top quarter having a double sharp edge, and a very pointy tip. Pamor patterns are arranged in the mlumah technique of the kulit semangko or melon skin variations, which is said to enhance the owner's popularity.

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Belida Flores Ombak EmasAnother very rare example  of a sword from the eastern Indonesian island of Flores. Handle is made from bufalo horn and wood with turtle shell  side panels and horse hairs profusions. Wooden sheath is made from well selected pelet woods with natural contrasting grains. Rather longer than the usual goloks, the blade is thick and very sturdy with single sharp edge and broadening at the top half. Pamor patterns are arranged in the miring technique with the base having a swirl formation is called qul buntet, and above it are pamor of the ombak emas(?) or golden waves(?) variations. With 2 different pamor arrangements, it is also called dwi warna or bi colored. The pamor qul buntet is highly sought after for its strong protective properties while the pamor ombak emas is said to enhance the owner's status.

Price:- US$415 excluding shipping.

Sewah Sumatra Ulu Kakaktua Tanduk 0620 – Fine example of a small knife or sewah from the central Sumatran regions. Handle is made of buffalo horn and is finely carved in the form of a parrot or kakaktua bird, with the top sheath also made of horn and is finely and deeply carved with pierced through works at places. Bottom stem is made from ebony woods having silver bands and an horn bottom tip. Very sturdy blade with a single sharp edge and a hexagonal base ferrule, has a shallow fuller or sogokan at the base of the blunt side. These are characteristics of the sewah which is commonly found in central or northern Sumatra.

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Badek Bugis Sulawesi Batu Lapak Dwi Warna 0220 – A very good and rare example of a side weapon called the badek from the southern Sulawesi regions of Bugis. Handle is made of kemuning woods, with the well carved top sheath made of kemuning woods and an angsena bottom stem having plain silver band attachments. Very sturdy blade with a single sharp edge and a pointy tip is typical of badek of Bugis in origin.  Pamor patterns are rare and at the base a swirl like formation is seen arranged in the miring technique and is called pamor batu lapak. Above it, and arranged in the other mlumah technique, are contouring lines called pamor wos utah or scattered rice pamor.

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Golok Sumatra Kembang Kacang Metok 0719 – A rare example of a short sword or golok from the central or southern region of Sumatra. Handle is made of hard black wood  having a thick round brass guard, with wooden sheath also made of the same black woods. Thick and very sturdy blade with a double sharp edge at the top. The base has a well executed kembang kacang (elephant trunk) usually seen with kerises, and it is also having a base ferrule or metok, usually seen on spears or tombaks. Pamor patterns are arranged in the miring technique and are of the adeg or standing variations which is said to be of the protective nature.

Price:- US$310 excluding shipping.
 

Sewah Aceh Sumatra Utara  0419 - Another rare example of a side weapon called the sewah from the northern Sumatran region of Aceh. Typical handle and sheath forms, are made from hard well selected kemuning woods, having the top sheath in a horse like representation. Thick and very sturdy blade with a slender arcing profile and single sharp edge, it also has the base metok or ferrule made one with the blade. Together with a single sogokan or base fuller, the shape of the blade well represents the characteristics of the sewah. Pamor patterns are arranged in the miring technique of the adeg or standing variation. It is said to protect the owner from natural mishaps.

Price:- US$370 excluding shipping.

Badek Bugis Gecong  0820 - Very good example of a side knife called the badek from the Bugis Sulawesi regions. Handle in the typical Bugis pistol grip form is made from hard and well selected kemuning woods with flashing grains, with a thick silver alloy ferrule base or mendak. Top sheath in the makara styled form is made from angsana woods. Very sturdy blade with single sharp edge and a pointy tip, and having a "belly" at the top half, it has an overall shape called badek gecong. Pamor patterns are arranged in the mlumah technique of the wos utah or scattered rice variations, which is said to enhance the owner's material well being. This bade is very well balance as can be seen from the picture.

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Golok Sumatra Pamor Unthuk Walang 0719 – A very good example of a short sword or golok from the central or southern region of Sumatra. Handle is made buffalo horn  having a thick round brass guard, with wooden sheath having the top and bottom tip also of buffalo horn. Thick and very sturdy blade with a single sharp edge at the bottom quarter and a double sharp edge at the tip. It is also having chiseled steps at the base that's a characteristic of some Sumatran goloks. Pamor patterns are arranged in the mlumah technique and are of the unthuk walang or grasshopper's teeth which is said to enhance the owner's status.

Price:- US$290 excluding shipping.
 

Golok Sumatra Kulit Semangko 0519 - A very good example of a short sword called golok,  from central Sumatra region. Well carved handle is made of hard buffalo horn, having a twisted brass grip and base, with well selected tiger's stripe grained woods for the sheath. Very sturdy blade with a broader top half, has a single sharp edge with a pointy tip. Pamor patterns are condense and are arranged in the mlumah technique of the kulit semangko or melon's skin pamor, which is said to enhance the owner's popularity.

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Golok Ricikan Sumatra Pamor Adeg – A very good example of a short sword or golok from the central or southern region of Sumatra. Handle is made of buffalo horn, and with wooden sheath having the top and bottom tip also of horn. Thick and very sturdy blade with a double sharp edge at the top. The base has rare keris features of the kembang kacang and others which is very well executed. Pamor patterns are arranged in the miring technique and are of the adeg or standing variations which is said to be of the protective nature.

Price:- US$275 excluding shipping.
 

Pedang Tusuk Jawa Timur Ulu Makara 0717 - A good and rare example of a stabbing sword of eastern Javanese in origin. Silver encased wooden handle in the form of the makara (a mythical creature combining the elephant, fish and dragon/serpent), having the eyes studded with zircons. Wooden sheath has well repoussed silver panels at the top and bottom.
Very sturdy blade with the top half angled downwards, having the double sharp edges only at the top half; a feature common with the pedang tusuk;- literary meaning a stabbing sword.
Pamor patterns are arranged in the mlumah technique or the kulit semangko or melon's skin variations, which is said to enhance the owner's popularity.

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Badek Tusuk Sumatra Ricikan 0216 - A very good and rare example of a side weapon called badek tusuk or stabbing badek. Handle in the typical stylized makara influence form, is made from kemuning woods, as well as the top sheath. Bottom stem has a buffalo bone panel at the neck joints. Very study blade with prominent spine and deep double fullers flanking the spine. The base of the blade has fine ricikans or features that are resembling keris characteristics. The top three quarters of the blade is double sharp edge and this strongly suggest the stabbing use of the weapon. Pamor patterns are not contrasting as it is the norm to use less contrasting nickle but stronger iron and steel metals.

Price:- US$330 excluding shipping.

Belati Sumatra Lampung  0419 - A very good example of a small side weapon from the Sothern Sumatran regions of Lampung. Fittings made from hard kemuning woods, and has the handle in the profile of a human figurine, and the top sheath is showing the profile of a horse. The kuda Lampung or more known as the kuda kepang in other regions, has its roots here in Lampung. Very sturdy blade with an arcing profile and a single sharp edge with a pointy tip, has the base chiseled with floral motifs that suggest status use. Pamor patterns are not contrasting, which is the norm from the area, due to the non nickel metals used. From the forging lines the arrangements are of the mlumah technique and are of the wos utah or scattered rice variations.

Price:- US$280 excluding shipping.

Badek Bugis Sulawesi Clip 0220 A good example of a small side weapon called the badek from the southern Sulawesi regions of Bugis. Handle in the typical Bugis pistol grip form is made from kemuning woods with the sheath made from dark sono kling woods having silver alloy panels and bands with a clip at the front to assist in usage. Short and very sturdy blade with a single sharp edge and slightly faring top, ending in a pointy tip.  Pamor patterns are arranged in the mlumah technique of the kulit semangko or melon’s skin pamor which is said to enhance the owner’s popularity.

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Parang Jengok Kelantan Ulu Kenaung 0820  – A rare form of broad sword or parang from the northern Malaysian peninsular region called the parang jengok or parang ginah. Handle is made of hard and dark ebony woods called kenaung in Malay and has a stupa tip. Long and very sturdy blade with a thick base and a very arcing profile and a pointy tip; features typical of the parang jengok. Blade is pattern welded, but not using contrasting metals which is the norm of the region.


Price:- US$270 excluding shipping.
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Golok Jawa Tri Warna 0220 - A good and rare example of a short broad knife or golok from the eastern Javanese region. Handle and top sheath are made from very well selected well grained hard woods having weaved rattan bindings at the outer stem. Single edge blade is rather broad and short, having the sharp edge in the straight side, features attributed to the golok of the region. Pamor pattern are rare and are arranged in the miring technique showing three different pattern arrangements, and is called tri warna or tri colored.
 

Price:- US$270 excluding shipping.

Sewah Aceh Sampir Tulang Kerbau 0220 - A good example of a side knife of sewah from the northern Sumatran regions of Aceh. Finely carved handle is made from hard dark woods, with the sheath having the top and bottom carved with buffalo bone. Single edge blade is rather short having the ferrule or metok made one with the blade and minute fretworks at the base, features commonly seen on sewah from the region. Pamor pattern are arranged in the mlumah technique of the kulit semangko or melon skin pamor which is said to enhance the owner's popularity.

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Pisau Raut Kelantan 0220 - A example of a short utility shredding knife or pisau raut from the northern Malaysian peninsular region of Kelantan. Handle in the kakatua or cockatoo bird form and top sheath are made from very well selected well grained hard kemuning woods having a buffalo horn base ferrule hilt.  Single edge blade is rather broad and short, with a pointy double edge tip, and the semi circular indention at the base to assist in use for shredding bamboos. Blade is made from more modern steel salvaged from colonial era vehicles, with the base having the stamp of the maker.

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Punial Lurus Philippines  0719b - A good example of a short dagger from the southern Philippine regions. Handle made of hard kemuning woods and having silver alloy  metal base and guard, with the wooden sheath encased with patterned silver alloy bands and a slit to assist in usage. Very sturdy blade with prominent spine and sharp double edges with a pointy tip. Pamor patterns are not contrasting, which is the norm from the area, due to the non nickel metals used. From the forging lines the arrangements are of the mlumah technique and are of the wos utah or scattered rice variations.

Price:- US$200 excluding shipping.

Badek Kelantan Lidah Ayam 0220 – A very good and rather rare example of a small side weapon called the badek from the northern Malaysian peninsular regions of Kelantan. Well carved handle and top sheath together with the bottom tip, are made from kemuning woods having an angsena bottom stem with plain brass ferrule. Short and slender blade, is still very sturdy with a single sharp edge and a pointy tip, strongly suggesting feminine use or patrem in Javanese. Pamor patterns are not contrasting as it is the norm of the region not to use contrasting nickel metals, but more of iron and steel. From the forging lines, it is arranged in the mlumah technique of the wos utah or scattered rice variations.
 

Price:- US$190 excluding shipping.

Sewah Aceh Patrem 0820 - Another very good and rare example of a small knife called the sewah of Aceh, northern Sumatra in origin. Handle is made from very well selected kemuning woods with natural flashing grain, having the top sheath made from buffalo horn, with the bottom stem made of angsana woods having tiger's stripe grains. Short and sturdy blade, made for feminine use or patrem, with a single sharp edge and an inward or concave curved profile, having the base ferrule made one with the blade;- features typical of the sewah. Pamor patterns are not contrasting which is the norm of the region, and is very well nyepuhan or tempered, as seen from the darker shades at the top three quarters of the blade.
 

Price:- US$170 excluding shipping. New.

Sewah Aceh Patrem Femine 0220 – A very good example of a small side weapon called the sewah from the northern Sumatran regions of Aceh. Well carved handle and top sheath together with the bottom tip, are made from dark woods kenaung, having an angsena bottom stem with plain brass band attachment. Short and slender blade, is still very sturdy with a single sharp edge and a pointy tip, strongly suggesting feminine use or patrem in Javanese. Pamor patterns are not contrasting as it is the norm of the region not to use contrasting nickel metals, but more of iron and steel. From the forging lines, it is arranged in the mlumah technique of the wos utah or scattered rice variations.

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