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Fair Trade Batik Silk Patterned Blue Shawl, "Java Starlight"

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Inspired by Java's legendary batik art tradition, Yuni Kristina designs a spectacular silk shawl in cool blue. She adapts the traditional ceplok pattern, which allows for a series of motifs such as stars or flowers, to appear within squares forming an admirable trellis effect.

  • 60 grams
  • 0.1 lbs
  • 201 cm L x 54 cm W
  • 79" L x 21.25" W

  • 100% silk
  • Dry cleaning recommended
  • Made in Indonesia.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Bali and Javaicon info
Gift Info
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

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244

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10/12/2020

"Great for both personal use and gifting."

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Gorgeous scarf. It has that luxurious feel of a high quality silk. Beautiful hand painted design, this scarf adds up a glamorous touch to any outfit.

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08/11/2017

"Beautiful work"

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This is just gorgeous. Somehow it seems bigger than I expected. But that is good. Now I want another pattern

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05/16/2017

"Love this!"

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I ordered this to wear to my son's wedding so you can imagine that I am being super picky. I received it yesterday and I'm thrilled! The colors are rich, the fabric light and soft, the craftsmanship is excellent. Thank you to the artisans who are making these scarves/shawls. I will think of you when I wear this.

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chic versitile beautiful

Best Uses

  • light enough to use as a scarf, large enough to use as a shawl, works well wrapped around hips

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05/10/2017

"Gorgeous"

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This shawl is beautiful. It arrived beautifully folded, in a lovely gift pouch. This is a gift, which I'm sure my mother will love! I should have ordered 2!

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Mother
  • Occasion: Mother's Day

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09/28/2017

"Beautiful shawl"

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The color and texture are just beautiful. Very happy with my shawl.

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07/13/2017

"Pretty scarf"

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Gorgeous colors

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Verified Reviewer

04/08/2021

"batik silk scarf"

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aristic, lovely, historic patterns, good weight, beautiful executed

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artistic well made unique

Best Uses

  • scarf in winter; shawl in summer

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Verified Reviewer

04/08/2021

"batik, silk scarf perfect"

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artistic serene

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perfect harmony balance

Best Uses

  • shawl in summer; neck scarf in winter

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Verified Reviewer

04/08/2021

"silk batik shawl, one of a kind"

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perfect harmony of colors, good weight

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perfect artistic

Best Uses

  • scarf tucked into sweater in winter

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Verified Reviewer

03/23/2021

"Beautiful! Matches everything!!"

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Great gift item. Well received!

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03/11/2021

"Silk shaw"

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Very pretty. Light and airy for summer nights

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02/06/2021

"Very simple yet elegant"

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Exactly as pictured, very flowy, and pretty.

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Yuni uses traditional batik processes such as canting and stamping to create her unique designs. These techniques have been handed down for generations and are among the characteristics that distinguish the art of batik. The importance of this traditional Indonesian art was acknowledge with the 2009 inclusion of Indonesian Batik on the Unesco Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

Yuni Kristina has received 11 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $2500 and the most recent for $5000. Proceeds were used to purchase silk, canting tools, and batik stamps.

Since joining Novica, Yuni has seen steady growth in her workshop. She now provides work to other batik artisans to help produce her range of scarves and shawls.

Yuni has seen continuous growth in her textile project. She is now able to give jobs other batik artisans in her community.

The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.

Yuni is proud to be able to educate her children and wants them to have a great future.

Yuni has three young children and provides for their care.

 
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