PARTS OF THE KERIS

Hilt

Ukiran (Indonesia)

Hulu (Malaysia)

 

For more information, click on the Keris parts

Sheath

Warangka (Indonesia)

Sarung (Malaysia)

 

- Gambar or Sampir (Malaysia)
=
upper wooden part 

- Gandar or Batang (Malaysia)
=
lower wooden part 

- Pendok = metal cover

- Buntut = shoe

Hilt Cup

- Mendak = lower ring below the hilt

- Selut = larger upper ring that fits into the hilt

 

Blade

Wilah (Indonesia)

Mata (Malaysia)

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