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kung district, as are towns of Klungkung and Gelgel)
Garret says the oldest kerises only use mira or rubies
Rutig now says he is from the pande caste
all lontar books receive offerings on hari Saraswati, the 9th of March;
Rutig confirms the extra sanjen given on Tumpek Landep; says it consists of:
- ayam merah
- daun merah (andong)
- bunga merah (kembang sepatu or any other red flower)
- beras merah or rice which his dyed red, made into a trumpeng merah
he has no perapen so he piles up his krises in a heap and puts the offering near the heap
those who have perapen put the offering near the fire
he buys krises from Taman Bali, south of Bangli town
also buys them in Sukawati from banjar Delod Pangkung ((see #8 and 9 below))

6. from interview with Kep. Desa Sukawati, I Wayan Lontyog

are 27 silver making and 16 blacksmithing households in Sukawati; are also 25 households which make kain perada (cloth to which gold leaf or gold paint has been applied)

7. from focus group discussions in Sukawati

a dance costume maker (the one in the masked photo with me) uses copper and perada in making his costumes
a female handicraft trader gives silver to silversmiths in Celuk, and then she sells the jewelry they make at Balai Banjar (a village balai near the old BRI Unit office which is rented out to handicraft traders)

8. from interview with Pande Cekeg (Cekig?), blacksmith in Sukawati

(accompanied by Pak Nyoman from BRI Unit Desa Skuawati)
lives in Banjar Delod Pangkung
his brother, Pande Cekug, a blacksmith who lives in same village makes spears and other ceremonial items on order for temples; ceremonial spear called a ceneton or a pengawin
are 12 blacksmithing households in Delod Pangkuing, he says
he says there are also backsmiths at kec. Blahbatu, Banjars Pokas, Bakbakan and Tubuh (Gianyar)
also a few in Benjars Tewel and Guang, Sukawati
he als makes "alat2 kesenian" (art tools) in the form of pahat (chisels) for wood carving
also makes alat dapur (knives) and alat pertanian
he says it is difficult to get labor in Delod Pangkung, so he works alone
the difficulty is caused by the fact that all the young men are in school now.
he has three sons, one a tukang perak (silversmith), one a tukang kayu (carpenter or wood carver) and one a guide for tourists in Sanur
his craft "tidak diwaris" (not passed down)