Khairi Johari @ Pak JoFe, is a 20 year veteran in collecting, restoring and preserving antique keris and other edged weapons. Having been exposed to various diaspora of the keris craft, at the tender age of 17, he adopts a practical and instrumental approach to identification, classification, restoration and preservation of the keris and its related artifacts and accessories.
The Keris Collector. provides consultative advise to private museums, auctioneers, collectors, scholars, researchers and documentary makers upon request.
Are you in need of help to identify an antique artifact? Looking for advise on a publication? Or need someone to write an article? If The Keris Collector doesn’t know the answer himself, he most likely knows someone else that does.
Experience includes, but not limited to: edged weapons, firearms, traditional archery and martial arts traditions.
Restoration, Maintenance, Documentation and Cataloging
Need help with restoration, maintenance, documentation and cataloging of your collection? We have the resources to assist you. Feel free to schedule an appointment with us for a consultation session to discuss further on your needs and we will assess how we may be of service to you.
Appraisal, Acquisition and Consignment
Do you have an antique to sell? Not sure of what the value of the item is in your possession? Do contact us. We might be interested in buying your item. We can also provide you with an appraisal to estimate the value of your item and or help you sell it on consignment.
Appearance In Traditional Busana (Attire) – Period Dress
Organizing a public, community or even a private thematic event that requires dressing in traditional Malay period dressing? The Keris Collector, will be more than happy to oblige depending on availability and agreed fees where required; for service and delivery.
Public and Private Talks Or Seminars
Organizing a public, community or even a private talk? The Keris Collector, will be more than happy to oblige depending on availability and agreed fees for service and delivery.
Comments, Questions or Interest? Please feel free to contact The Keris Collector via the form below. We will try our very best to reply in a timely manner.