Balinese Batik

making Batik

Balinese Batik is generally thought of as the original Indonesian textile. Motifs of Balinese Batik are close to nature such as flowers, twinning plants, leaves buds, flowers, birds, butterflies, fish, insects and geometric forms are rich in symbolic association and variety.
It would be impossible to visit or live in Bali with out to be exposed to Batik. In a Balinese Batik store or factory you will undoubtedly experience an overwhelming stimulation of the senses – due to the many colors, patterns and the actual smell of batik. The word batik is come from the word ‘ambatik’ which means ‘a cloth with little dots’. (more…)