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.
Renjung storage basket used for storing textiles. Basketry with bamboo and a grass locally called senggang (Hornstedtia scyphifera) and rattan. This remarkable storage basket for cloth is skillfully woven with the motif kancai bisapar.
Made in Kalimantan, 2020
25 x 13cm
Takin seed basket
Basketry with bamboo and a grass locally called senggang (Hornstedtia scyphifera), natural dyes. This basket is skillfully woven with a engerebung which refers to a small eatable fish found in forest streams and trapped with baskets. Made in Kalimantan, 2020
20 x 20 cm
Batik Seser Cotton Scarf
Batik drawing (canting) on handspun cotton woven on a backstrap loom in Java, Dyed with Indigo (Storbilanthes curia) at the Threads of Life Natural dye studio.
206 x 52 cm
All above items including shipping