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Batik Silk Scarf with Parang Motifs in Mandarin from Bali, "Parang World in Mandarin"

byYuni Kristina: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (217)
A world of traditional parang motifs decorates the body of this silk wrap scarf... more

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A world of traditional parang motifs decorates the body of this silk wrap scarf, featuring a design by Yuni Kristina. Historically reserved for Javanese royalty, the beauty of parang is available in tones of mandarin and ivory. Yuni decorates the scarf with the batik method, using hand-carved wood blocks to stamp the motifs in a wax resist before applying the colorful dyes. Long, delicate fringes complete the scarf at each end.

  • 30 grams
  • 1.06 oz
  • Scarf: 145 cm L x 32 cm W
  • Scarf: 57" L x 12.5" W
  • Fringes: 10 cm L
  • Fringes: 3.9" L

  • 100% silk
  • Handcrafted batik art--colors and pattern placement will vary
  • Dry flat in the shade
  • Hand wash cold with mild detergent
  • 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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217

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06/28/2019

"Just gorgous!"

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This is a gift for my sister for her birthday along with a purse...it will match perfectly...the craftsmanship is beautiful...I acatually bought one a few years ago in yellows and blues for my Mom and she loved it...

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Parang World in Mandarin, Batik Silk Scarf with Parang Motifs in Mandarin from Bali

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06/02/2018

"Beautiful bright orange scarf!"

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Ive bought several scarves from Yuni and wear them all the time; she never disappoints. This one is a bright orange scarf, Parang World in Mandarin Batik Silk Scarf with Parang Motifs in Mandarin from Bali.

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Parang World in Mandarin, Batik Silk Scarf with Parang Motifs in Mandarin from Bali

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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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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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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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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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