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Blue and Green Traditional Hand-Stamped Batik Silk Shawl, "Kawung Biru"

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Indonesian artisan Yuni Kristina presents this stunning shawl, resplendent in... more

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Indonesian artisan Yuni Kristina presents this stunning shawl, resplendent in shades of jade, teal, and Caribbean blue. Hand-stamped using the traditional batik process, the silk wrap features the kawung motif, believed to have originated with the King of Mataran and to represent good will toward all. The truntum motif, a symbol of unconditional love, appears in the corner of each kawung, and the tumpal motif graces the ends of the shawl.

  • 44 grams
  • 1.55 oz
  • 190 cm L x 55 cm W
  • 75" L x 21.75" W

  • 100% silk
  • Dry in the shade
  • Use a warm iron
  • Hand wash in cold water
  • Lay flat to dry
  • Handcrafted batik art--colors and pattern placement will vary
  • Made in Indonesia.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Bali and Javaicon info
Gift Info
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

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From in a river valley

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06/15/2020

"perfect marraige of green and blue"

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the two colors intricately dance across a lighter background. i enjoy both as wrap belt and neck enhancer.

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Kawung Biru, Blue and Green Traditional Hand-Stamped Batik Silk Shawl

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06/17/2021

"Beautiful scarf"

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I love wearing this scarf. It s so beautiful and soft. It s one of my favorites!

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From Chesapeake Beach\Maryland\USA

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05/09/2021

"Gorgeous in Blue"

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Picking up scarfs for a trip to Greece, Turkey and Israel this summer. This addition is lightweight and airy and packs to almost nothing.

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05/04/2021

"This is exquisite"

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I thought of my dilaw the first time I saw it. It was not available then, but you notified me when it became available again. My daughter in law is thrilled with it!

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From BROOKLYN, NEW YORK

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05/01/2021

"Stunning & Regal looking"

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This scarf is absolutely gorgeous. The moment it arrived I was so happy with my purchase. Simple, elegant & classic. The colors are even brighter & more beautiful in person!!

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04/08/2021

"batik silk scarf"

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aristic, lovely, historic patterns, good weight, beautiful executed

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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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