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Silk batik shawl, 'Parang Puzzle' - Silk Shawl with Tangerine Geometric Motifs from Indonesia Curate

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Silk Shawl with Tangerine Geometric Motifs from Indonesia, "Parang Puzzle"

Working with her mother and her husband, Yuni Kristina specializes in batik art.... more

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Working with her mother and her husband, Yuni Kristina specializes in batik art. She creates this silk shawl with the batik technique, where a wax resist is used to stamp the geometric patterns before submerging the fabric in dye. The floral parang motifs come to life in tangerine, sand, peach, and ivory. Parang motifs were traditionally reserved for the royalty of Indonesia, available here in this beautiful accessory.

  • 70 grams
  • 0.2 lbs
  • 190 cm L x 55 cm W
  • 75" L x 21.75" W

  • 100% silk
  • Use mild detergent only
  • Lay flat to dry
  • Hand wash separately in cold water
  • Handcrafted batik art--colors and pattern placement will vary
  • 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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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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