The Kujang is a blade weapon native to the Sundanese people of West Java, Indonesia. The earliest Kujang made is around the 8th or 9th century. It is forged out of iron, steel and pattern welding steel with a length of approximately 20-25cm and weighs about 300 grams. According to Sanghyang siksakanda ng karesian canto XVII, Kujang was the weapon of farmers and has its roots in agriculture purpose. Kujang is one of the traditional weapon in Sundanese school of Pencak Silat. The Kujang, like the Keris is a blade of sentimental and spiritual value to the people of Indonesia, who have a vast belief in supernatural powers.
Characteristics of a Kujang includes a cutting edge and names of other parts such as pepatuk / congo the tip of the blade, eluk / silih the bulging curve at the base of the blade, tadah the inward curve at the belly of the blade, and mata small holes on the blade that are covered with gold or silver. Apart from its unique characteristics that tend to be thin, the material is dry, porous and contains many natural metal elements.
In Bogor poem as how it is spoken by Anis Djatisunda (1996-2000), the Kujang has many functions and shapes. Based on functions there are four of them namely, Kujang Pusaka (symbol of grandeur and safety protection), Kujang Pakarang (warfare), Kujang Pangarak (ceremonial), and Kujang Pamangkas (agricultural tool). As for the shapes, there is the Kujang Jago (shape of a rooster), Kujang Ciung (shape of a Javan Cochoa bird), Kujang Kuntul (shape of an Egret bird), Kujang Badak (shape of a Rhinoceros), Kujang Naga (shape of a mythical dragon), and Kujang Bangkong (shape of a frog). Apart from that there are shapes of Kujang blade that resembles female characters of Wayang Kulit as a symbol of fertility.