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Batik Silk Shawl from Indonesia, "Bird of Paradise"

byYuni Kristina: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (246)
Extravagant birds of paradise flourish on a deep ginger shawl. Working in batik... more

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Extravagant birds of paradise flourish on a deep ginger shawl. Working in batik on silk, Yuni Kristina creates a wrap of dramatic beauty.

  • 0.14 kgs
  • 0.3 lbs
  • 229.87 cm L x 49.53 cm W
  • 91" L x 19.5" W

  • 100% silk
  • Use mild detergent only
  • Hand wash in cold water
  • Do not dry clean
  • 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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246

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10/25/2017

"Absolutely beautiful..."

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This colorful shawl is not overpowering with color, but can coordinate with most things I own. It's light as a feather...yet is warming. I'm so very glad to own it. Thank you

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04/18/2017

"Beautiful!"

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It's a very soft silk with beautiful design. An eye catching of refine artwork to wear. Thank you for the artist, Ms. Yuni Kristina!

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04/13/2017

"Gorgeous"

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Lovely presentation in drawstring bag. Beautifully made/designed, quality feel, vivid colors, airy and light. Bought for myself...but would be a welcome gift!! Kudos to the artist!

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From PA/USA

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08/15/2020

"Beautiful Shawl."

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Bought this as a gift for a friend. She loved it

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beautiful artistici

Best Uses

  • dress up

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  • This was a gift for: Friend
  • Occasion: Christmas

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02/03/2018

"joy and delight"

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This is such a beautifully crafted piece. The color combination is joyful and celebratory. Feels like spring came early.

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10/31/2016

"Super!"

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I love the Bird of Paradise shawl . It is super light, super high quality and super sophisticated pattern.

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05/04/2021

"This is exquisite"

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I thought of my dilaw the first time I saw it. It was not available then, but you notified me when it became available again. My daughter in law is thrilled with it!

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From BROOKLYN, NEW YORK

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05/01/2021

"Stunning & Regal looking"

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This scarf is absolutely gorgeous. The moment it arrived I was so happy with my purchase. Simple, elegant & classic. The colors are even brighter & more beautiful in person!!

Best Uses

  • Perfect as an elegant accent to dress up any wardrobe look

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04/08/2021

"batik silk scarf"

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

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Best Uses

  • scarf in winter; shawl in summer

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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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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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03/23/2021

"Beautiful! Matches everything!!"

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Great gift item. Well received!

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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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