A 25” full length kris. Hand cast brass Garuda on the hilt. The blade part is contained in a wood cover with leather scabbard.
An asymmetrical dagger of the Malay people. A sanctified heirloom “Pusaka” of a family in Indonesia and Malaysia, it is a spiritual object possessing magical powers and representing the lineage of a family. The blades are folded hundreds of times and made of iron and nickel. Unesco has put the kris on its list of “masterpieces of oral and intangible heritage of humanity.”
Dimensions: 1.5″ x 2″ x 25″