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Product ID: 133202

Blue Silk Batik Scarf, "Awakening"

byYuni Kristina: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (218)
Working with ancestral textile craft techniques, Yuni Kristina depicts Java's... more

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Working with ancestral textile craft techniques, Yuni Kristina depicts Java's trumtum motif. It covers a blue silk scarf, stamped by hand and embellished with batik. A symbol of awakening love, it refers to a queen who felt neglected when the king took a mistress. She took up batik, creating stars in the dark sky, stars that became her friends. The king was so impressed with her batik that he rediscovered his great love for his wife.

  • 0.13 kgs
  • 0.3 lbs
  • 135 cm L x 55 cm W
  • 53" L x 21.5" W

  • 100% silk
  • Use mild detergent only
  • Hand wash in cold water
  • Do not dry clean
  • Made in Indonesia.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Bali and Javaicon info
Gift Info
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

Reviews by Customers

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218

Verified Reviewer

10/31/2016

"Beautiful luxurious scarf!"

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I love this scarf! The colors are vibrant and the attention to every detail is evident, even down to the little knots on the fringe. The silk is light weight but still gives warmth on a cool evening. It is wide enough to be worn as a shawl but not too bulky when folded for a scarf. Thank you, Yuni!

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Awakening, Blue Silk Batik Scarf

Verified Reviewer

10/10/2016

"Gorgeous, luxurious scarf!"

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This makes an absolutely wonderful gift for almost any woman - very high quality. I bought 2 and gave one to my mom - she loves the color!

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Awakening, Blue Silk Batik Scarf

Verified Reviewer

06/21/2016

"Very pretty"

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Nice scarf

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Awakening, Blue Silk Batik Scarf

Deb

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05/10/2020

"I wear this sooo much"

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I love this scarf. I wear it A LOT. The colors are fantastic and the silk is luxurious. Its so lightweight and just warm enough without being too warm. I even wear it in the summer. Its perfect for when I need just a little inside with A/C.

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Beautiful luxurious

Best Uses

  • Anytime

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Awakening, Blue Silk Batik Scarf

From Corvallis, OR

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01/12/2020

"Best blue light silk scarf"

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I have been a happy scarf wearer. This blue scarf has been my companion for over a year. It is easy to wear and I like to layer it up while traveling. It goes well with any jacket and adds a special touch even in summery days.

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Awakening, Blue Silk Batik Scarf

Verified Reviewer

10/05/2019

"Beautiful, soft, very lovely"

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I have used this light weight scarf many many times. It goes with so many things and is easy to just drape around my neck. A lovely addition to many outfits.

Best Uses

  • Decor, accessory, light weight warmth around the neck and shoulders

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Awakening, Blue Silk Batik Scarf

From Minnesota, USA

Verified Reviewer

07/13/2020

"This was a gift that was an instant hit!"

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My friend loves scarves and has quite a collection. But she has worn this many times already so I know she really likes it. And I have heard her receive many compliments!

Best Uses

  • Can both dress up or dress down; goes with jeans or out to a nice dinner event

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Verified Reviewer

06/29/2020

"Functional as well as decorative"

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This lightweight shawl is wide enough and long enough that it can be wrapped around my shoulders over a summer dress when the temperature (whether indoors or out) suddenly drops, and it keeps me warm. I also wear it, draped in many different ways, with dresses year-round. It is long enough to hide middle-age bulges! The colors seem to go with almost everything I wear.

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Verified Reviewer

06/18/2020

"Stunning!"

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I bought this for a friend, and she absolutely loves it!

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Verified Reviewer

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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From San Francisco Bay Area, California

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06/09/2020

"Exquisite!"

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This beautiful shawl Java Sea is a treat. The colors and design are so pleasing and the silk is very soft and drapes well. This became an instant favorite. Im ordering a second one for my dear friend for her birthday.

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Verified Reviewer

06/07/2020

"Elegant and yet easy to match with casual"

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I purchased this scarf for a friend. She loves the softness of the fabric and the unique design. The colors are vivid and so fresh. Thank you!

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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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