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Artisan Crafted Women's Batik Silk Shawl, "Brave Java"

Product ID: 156464

by Yuni Kristina:

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Colorful flowers blossom with exotic elegance over a crimson background. "Red symbolizes courage," says Yuni Kristina, as she decorates this silk shawl with batik techniques. The traditional patterns originate in Pekalongan, central Java.

  • 0.18 kgs
  • 0.4 lbs
  • Shawl: 190.5 cm L x 54.61 cm W
  • Shawl: 75" L x 21.5" W
  • Gift box: 12 cm H x 18 cm W x 4.5 cm D
  • Gift box: 4.7" H x 7" W x 1.8" D

  • 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

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211

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03/11/2020

"GREAT BUY...WORTH BUYING AGAIN AND AGAIN!"

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Bought for a gift, but was so very taken with it, had to keep it for myself-what a treasure to wear with my dress!!

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Brave Java, Artisan Crafted Women's Batik Silk Shawl

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10/24/2019

"BEAUTIFUL COLORFUL AND EXCELLENT QUALITY"

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i have trouble holding on to this beautiful shawl because my daughters are always borrowing it. Absolutely love it.

Tags By Sara

Versatile Dresses up any outfit

Best Uses

  • Great for dressing up any outfit!

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Brave Java, Artisan Crafted Women's Batik Silk Shawl

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

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05/15/2020

"A lovely shawl."

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This is very well made.

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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.

Tags By Deb

Beautiful luxurious

Best Uses

  • Anytime

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Verified Reviewer

04/12/2020

"Beautiful Piece"

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I got this as a gift for someone. I almost kept it :). It is stunning. The person who got it is in love with it and wears it all the time.

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Purchased Item:

Tangerine Sekar Jagad, Batik Silk Shawl with Traditional Motifs in Tangerine

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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