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Indonesian wax dyeing
Indonesian Batik is a time-honored tradition of creating intricate and unique art using a technique called Batik. Your friends will be jealous!
Selection of Indonesian Batik art
Indonesian Batik is a time-honored tradition of creating intricate and unique art using a technique called Batik. Your friends will be jealous!
Batik wax dyeing
Indonesian Batik is a time-honored tradition of creating intricate and unique art using a technique called Batik. Your friends will be jealous!
Indonesian Batik
Indonesian Batik is a time-honored tradition of creating intricate and unique art using a technique called Batik. Your friends will be jealous!
Javanese Batik
Indonesian Batik is a time-honored tradition of creating intricate and unique art using a technique called Batik. Your friends will be jealous!
Javanese Batik
Indonesian Batik is a time-honored tradition of creating intricate and unique art using a technique called Batik. Your friends will be jealous!
Indonesian Batik
Indonesian Batik is a time-honored tradition of creating intricate and unique art using a technique called Batik. Your friends will be jealous!
Indonesian Batik Shop
Indonesian Batik is a time-honored tradition of creating intricate and unique art using a technique called Batik. Your friends will be jealous!

Indonesian Batik

Indonesian Batik is a time-honored tradition of creating intricate and unique art forms using a technique called Batik. Batik Found in Javanese areas and has roots dating back 2,000 years in India, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, China, and Africa.

The painstakingly manual process to create Batik consists of a wax-resist dyeing method applied to the cloth. The result is a unique, one of a kind art pieces that will become a topic of conversation for friends and guests.

Interestingly, Indonesian Batik isn’t a large-scale manufacturing process and isn’t available in stores. Creating Batik is done in a small house where one person handles all the design, dyeing, and wax applications.

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

Getting here

Closest airport: JOG

Transportation options: Taxi, private car

Local currency: Indonesian Rupiah (IDR)

Tips for visiting

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Getting here

Vendors are usually in small shops/houses. You’ll likely see them outside doing the wax dyeing. They’ll have a small show room with their works to browse through.

What you'll spend

Pricing depends on the size and complexity of the piece. Most works run between IDR 500,000 – 1,000,000

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