Kris (Daggers)

This is a collection of kris daggers from the Philippines and Indonesia. The exact origin of the kris is uncertain, but it is believed to have originated in Java, Indonesia, and spread throughout Southeast Asia, including the Philippines, Malaysia, Brunei, and Thailand. The kris is a symbol of cultural identity and is deeply rooted in the history and traditions of the region. Its unique shape and design have been influenced by various cultural and religious beliefs, including Hinduism, Buddhism, and Islam.