Pedang Sabit Belanda –A cavalry sword, most likely of Dutch in origin, with the typical basket guard handle made of brass and a wooden grip. The sheath is made of brass alloy and metal sheath, with an iron bottom tip.
Very long and flexible blade with deep fullers has a double sharp edge at the tip. It shows faint forging lines of damascene forging. There is small a stamping mark at the base, which may have some references but is unknown to us.
Wavy Persian Sword With Jade Hilt – A very unusual example of a wavy sword from the Persian regions with the hilt made from green Jade stone and carved with a face wearing a crown. Wooden sheath is encased with blue velvet and white metals panels at the top and bottom. Thick and very sturdy blade with many waves, and with the Jade hilt, feels heavy upon handling.
Shamsir Arab Perak –A rare example of a long sword called the Shamsir from the middle east. Most probably left behind by the Arab traders, the fittings are typical of the Arabian peninsular styles, and are made of wood with fully encased, well repoussed silver with a plain silver alloy centre panel. Sturdy and very long arcing blade with a single sharp edge and double fullers is flexible and returns back to it shape when bent. It is pattern welded with very condense pattern (not obvious as its not well washed) and has strong suspicion of wootz or watered steel forging technique.
Parang Sumatra Tandok Pamor Triman – A very good and rather rare example of a sword or parang from the island of Sumatra. The handle is made of buffalo horn and in the form of a relief makara. The base of the hilt is encased with a black painted brass ferrule. The top of the hilt also has a plain brass panel. The sheath is made of very well selected angsena woods with tiger’s stripe grains. Very sturdy and thick blade with a single sharp edge and a broad tip has the base flaring out a little. Pamor pattern are arranged in the mlumah technique and a cluster at the base is called pamor triman with the top having the pamor wos utah or scattered rice.
Pedang Batak Pamor Blarak Ngirid – Rare example of a sword form the central Sumatran region of Batak. Fittings are made of brass and shows a human figurine handle with the sheath having brass chain attachments. Thick and very sturdy and still sharp blade has the typical Batak sword features with the small protrusions or fretworks at the base of the blade. Very rare to find pamor on blades form the region, but this is exceptional in