Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Aring kris

Some important elements of kris components: belalai gajah, lambi gajah, janggut, and ganja. Ganja, the characteristics kris guard with dagu its short end while aring its long end and the pointed side of the ganja.

The blade is usually held horizontal to the ground. Aring is at a top layer of kris blade. The kris held in the right hand, fingers gripping the handle, which points downward.

The aring gives protection to the knuckles and base joints of the fingers; the dagu serves to protect the fore-end joints.
Aring kris

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