We have created these sets of a variety of crafts and basketry from the islands we work with. Each piece has been chosen carefully to stack into our boxes so that we can send these to you with as little shipping cost as possible. These make wonderful gifts throughout the year.
All of the natural materials are carefully selected for age so they will not decay, the maker uses techniques handed down to her from her grandmothers and motifs are inspired by nature and the natural dyes come from local gardens. All of these items continue to have traditional use in the community.
Cupai benih small seed storage basket
Basketry with bamboo and a grass locally called senggang (Hornstedtia scyphifera), natural dyes. The beautiful and skillfully woven motif is basah rangkaii. Made in Kalimantan, 2020.
20 x 15 cm / 8 x 6 in
Takin seed basket
Basketry with bamboo and a grass locally called senggang (Hornstedtia scyphifera), natural dyes. This basket is skillfully woven with a motif lensat refers to a forest eatable fruit found in the forest. Made in Kalimantan, 2020.
20 x 19 cm / 8 x 7.5 in
Batik Seser Cotton Scarf
Batik drawing (canting) on handspun cotton woven on a backstrap loom in Java, Dyed with Indigo (Storbilanthes cusia) at the Threads of Life Natural dye studio.
206 x 56 cm / 81 x 22 in
All above items including shipping.