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Batik silk shawl, 'Java Sea' - Batik Silk Shawl with Kawung Motifs from Bali Curate

Product ID: 184472

Batik Silk Shawl with Kawung Motifs from Bali, "Java Sea"

Yuni Kristina conjures classic Javanese batik patterns in mesmerizing shades of... more

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Yuni Kristina conjures classic Javanese batik patterns in mesmerizing shades of black, gray, and green. Stamped by hand on a luxurious silk shawl, they include the parang, or dagger, once exclusive to the courts of Surakarta and Jogyakarta. Formerly reserved for the sultan's use, flowers and the kawung,--an eight-pointed rosette set within a square, rhombus, or circle-- complement the parang.

Each motif is created by hand, as evidenced by the occasional pencil mark or slight color variations.

  • 50 grams
  • 0.1 lbs
  • 195 cm L x 52 cm W
  • 77" L x 20.5" W

  • 100% silk
  • Dry in the shade
  • Hand wash in cold water
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Do not dry clean
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Made in Indonesia.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Bali and Java
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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Yuni uses traditional batik processes such as canting and stamping to create her unique designs. These techniques have been handed down for generations and are among the characteristics that distinguish the art of batik. The importance of this traditional Indonesian art was acknowledge with the 2009 inclusion of Indonesian Batik on the Unesco Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

Yuni Kristina has received 11 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $2500 and the most recent for $5000. Proceeds were used to purchase silk, canting tools, and batik stamps.

Since joining Novica, Yuni has seen steady growth in her workshop. She now provides work to other batik artisans to help produce her range of scarves and shawls.

Yuni has seen continuous growth in her textile project. She is now able to give jobs other batik artisans in her community.

The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.

Yuni is proud to be able to educate her children and wants them to have a great future.

Yuni has three young children and provides for their care.

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"Really pretty"

Light and compact.

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  • Occasion: 'just because'

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06/19/2016

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"Beautiful Scarf"

This is so elegant and perfect for evening wear.

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01/11/2017

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"This shawl is beautiful."

I was delighted to find that this shawl is true to the picture. It is beautifully made and of an excellent quality.

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"the perfect shawl"

This is an alsoutely beautiful shawl, can wear all year long

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with sweaters jackets cots

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02/25/2017

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"Beautiful "

Very pretty light silk Shaw. Couldn't be more pleased.

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07/30/2018

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"So many uses"

Georgeous colors, soft, and a great size to use as a shawl or scarf. I get many compliments when I wear this.

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"stunning"

Beautiful gift for a friend. Excellent Quality.

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12/15/2018

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"My All Time Favorite"

This shawl is so breathtaking that I want to wear it every day...and sometimes try to find a way to do just that. I love it...thank you for your beautiful work!

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"perfect match for the evening"

this was a gift for my sister and she loved it. the material was beautiful perfect for her evening dress.

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  • used with her evening dress

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75 Testimonials for Yuni Kristina

Zully

Both scarves are lovely. Unique and beautiful.

Kelly

USA

The Java Starlight shawl in silk is just gorgeous! It is a feast for the eyes with the deep blues and intricate design. Made in a soft, luxurious silk, it truly dazzles. It is at least as beautiful as the picture shows it and everything I had hoped it would be. Many thanks for this amazing piece of art. I will wear it often!

Cristina

Loved the shawl!Outstanding quality and attention to detail. Colors are beautiful and vibrant without being too ""loud"". Packaging was equally beautiful and actually can be used for storing the shawl.
 
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