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Product ID: 133192

Handmade Silk Batik Scarf from Indonesia, "Royal Java Blue"

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Shimmering shades of blue and cream cover this elegant scarf. Yuni Kristina... more

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Shimmering shades of blue and cream cover this elegant scarf. Yuni Kristina recreates the parang raja. One of many traditional batik motifs, it symbolizes the ancient Javanese kingdom in general. She stamps the blue patterns in pure silk and adds the red blossoms with the batik motif.

  • 0.13 kgs
  • 0.3 lbs
  • 145 cm L x 38 cm W
  • 57" L x 15" 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

From Frösön, Sweden

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11/18/2017

"Mom loves it"

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I bought this as a gift for my mother and she loves it. The material is soft and smooth. The colours and pattern are beautiful.

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Mother
  • Occasion: birthday

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Royal Java Blue, Handmade Silk Batik Scarf from Indonesia

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11/05/2016

"Java scarf"

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Fabulous blue colors. Bright and lovely design. Nice silky texture. Very pleased.

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  • This was a gift for: Mother-in-law
  • Occasion: Christmas

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Royal Java Blue, Handmade Silk Batik Scarf from Indonesia

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06/16/2016

"My favorite scarf"

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I love this scarf because it's beautiful, yet so light and thin that it fits in my purse, so I can have it with me at all times. Whenever I feel a little chilly, I just pull it out and wrap it around my neck for instant coziness.

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Royal Java Blue, Handmade Silk Batik Scarf from Indonesia

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09/26/2016

"My sister loves this scarf"

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I gave it as a Christmas gift and my sister loves it. It is so soft and well made.

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Royal Java Blue, Handmade Silk Batik Scarf from Indonesia

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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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Royal Java Blue, Handmade Silk Batik Scarf from Indonesia

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04/11/2020

"Beautifully woven"

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My wife really enjoyed this, along with the vibrant coloring of it!

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Royal Java Blue, Handmade Silk Batik Scarf from Indonesia

From Minnesota, USA

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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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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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06/18/2020

"Stunning!"

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

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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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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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From Ventura, CA USA

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05/26/2020

"So pretty"

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My mother lives this piece. Beautifully crafted.

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Purchased Item:

Brown Paradise, Handmade Floral Silk Scarf

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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