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Pauzan Pusposukadgo: Demystifying kris making

  • Ganug Nugroho Adi

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Surakarta, Central Java | Thu, January 31 2013 | 09:27 am
Pauzan Pusposukadgo: Demystifying kris making Pauzan Pusposukadgo: (JP/Ganug Nugroho Adi) (JP/Ganug Nugroho Adi)

Pauzan Pusposukadgo: (JP/Ganug Nugroho Adi)In the world of Javanese tosan aji (precious weapons), Pauzan Pusposukadgo is a familiar name.

He is virtually the most senior and active empu (master craftsman) in Indonesia at the age of 72, retaining his high enthusiasm for the preservation of kris as part of the world’s cultural heritage.

His spirit was noticeable when on Jan. 13 he h...

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