Item 108 A Balinese Temutik
This is the Balinese general purpose personal work knife. It has been hand made
by a member of the Pande Clan, the hereditary smiths of Bali, and this one is of
better than the usual quality, the ferrule and butt-cap are of plated brass, the hilt is
of kayu trikancu, a wood with three colours, representative of the Balinese trinity
of Siwa, Brahma and Wisnu, this is fitting, as this type of personal knife is mostly
used for the preparation of offerings.
The leather sheath has a belt loop and a retaining strap.
Blade length 4" (100mm.) overall 9" (228mm.) $20