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Keris Riau-Lingga


This keris was presented to Sultan Ahmad ibni Sultan Zainal Abidin III of Terengganu on the occasion of his marriage. It has an ivory hilt in the form called ‘Feverish Javanese’ (Jawa Demam). The hilt has a ring at the base, made of gold. The blade, in what is called jenis bahari style, is straight, without waves, and gilded. The cross-piece is made of wood and the sheath is of carved silver with a gold tip. It has a cord to attach it to the belt of the user.