Indonesian Batik

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Indonesian Batik

Indonesian Batik is a time honored tradition of creating the most intricate and unique art forms using a technique called Batik. Batik a technique of wax-resist dyeing applied to cloth and produces some of the most amazing, completely unique art pieces that all of your friends will comment on.  Interestingly, Indonesia Batik isn’t a large-scale manufacturing process. It’s usually done in a small house where one person handles all the dyeing wax applications.

Each piece (depending on complexity) can take a few days to a few months to complete.

Bakit is mostly found in Javanese areas, however it also has roots dating back 2000 years in India, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, China and Africa.

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