Care of a keris, as told by Newbold

pamur keris

(Source: McNair, Fred. Perak and the Malays, "Sarong and Kris")

This describes the traditional method to care for a keris, so as to preserve the pamur (the pattern welding work which demonstrates the skills of the smith but also characterizes the power of the keris) of the blade.

1. McNair, Fred. Perak and the Malays, “Sarong and Kris”.
2. Keris pamor. old.blades.free.fr

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