Taming Sariis the name ofa warriorin the kingdom ofMajapahitJavaas mentionedintheHikayatHang Tuah.According tothistale,Taming Sariisoneof the mostpowerfulcommanderof Majapahitat the time,andhe was assignedby theTreasurerof Majapahit,Gajah MadaPatihto killHang Tuah.
Taming Sarisaidatankcan not beharmedby weapons.However,immunityislocatedon thekrishe uses.Hang Tuahwasat that timewent toahermitageJavaneseprincenamedSangAdi.His teacherhas beentoldtoweaknessTaming Sari.Thus,on the day ofthe battlebetweenthiswarriorin front of theSultanof Melaka andMajapahitBetara,Hang Tuahhas successfullyseized thekeriskerisTaming Sariand useittospearto death.
In appreciation ofthesuccess ofHang Tuah,BetaraMajapahitkerishas beenawardedto theHang Tuah.Krisis known as the"KerisTaming Sari"andwas broughtbackto Malacca.KerisThe samehas been usedbyHangJebattodisobeythe Sultanof Malacca.HangJebatalso said to beinvincibleforakerisTaming Sari.Inhis lastfightwith theHang Tuah,kerisTaming SariwassuccessfullyhijackedagainbyHang Tuahwho thenstabbeddeadHang Jebat.
After the fall ofMalaccaempire,notyetknownwherethisgoesTaming Sarikris.Variousstoriesand mythsspread aboutthisKris.Some saythatKrishas beenlost with theHang Tuahin UpperMuarafterHang Tuahfailed to bringbackPrincessof MountLedangtothe Sultanof Malacca.Some people maybelieve that thekerisTaming Sariwas taken toSilverand keptby the descendants ofthe rulersof Perak.
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Metal craft is popular since the early days, traditional brass casting and bronze working are still used to make an array of utensils. More recently in the 19th century, with the discovery of tin in Malaysia, pewter has become increasingly popular. Metal craft products include modern decorative items, kitchen ware and traditional artifacts like tepak sireh sets, rose-water instruments and keris blades.
Pending A large, intricately ornamented belt buckle worn around the sampin, a skirt-like cloth worn by men, to complement their baju melayu, the traditional attire ...