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Blue Silk Batik Scarf, "Awakening"

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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
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  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

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Patricia

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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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Kathryn

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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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Kimberly

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06/21/2016

"Very pretty"

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Nice scarf

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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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Tere

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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Maureen

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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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Deborah

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11/29/2021

"Amazing"

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Top quality. Nothing quite like it elsewhere!

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Sara Wedeman

From Philadelphia, PA USA

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10/18/2021

"It shimmers."

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This is a beautiful and beautifully made scarf. I feel joy every time I look at or touch it. It is one of my favorite things.

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  • Wear it with anything: you can't go wrong!

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Lisa

From Tampa, FL

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10/03/2021

"Absolutely beautiful!"

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This is the first time I ve ever ordered and had an order lost but I contacted Novica and they replaced it and I m so glad they did because the color is so rich and beautiful! I love it.

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Julie

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09/09/2021

"Lovely print! Great fabric!"

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Very comfortable fit for both men and women. Highly recommend. Machine wash and dry!

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Marcella

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09/06/2021

"very nice"

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comfy and attractive

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Susan

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08/30/2021

"Amazing scarf!"

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Beautiful, bright scarf. Perfect for summer!

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Preserving Traditions

Preserving Traditions

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.

Microcredit Financing

Microcredit Financing

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.

Job Creator

Job Creator

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.

Moving On Up

Moving On Up

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

Empowering Women

Empowering Women

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

Enabling Education

Enabling Education

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

Caring for Children

Caring for Children

Yuni has three young children and provides for their care.

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