Tsulasa', 07 Sya'ban 1439 (Monday, 23 April 2018 17:37)


  • A. Brief Information After UNESCO officially announced batik as an intangible cultural heritage of humanity on October 2 2009 in Abu Dhabi, its image rise significantly as one of Indonesian heritages. All elements of Indonesian society are really proud of it and thus their appreciation upon batik rises. They show their pride and ... detail... »

  • A. Brief Information Tapis cloth, a dress for women of Lampung tribe, is a sarong made from cotton yarn with motive or ornament from tobacco quid, silver or golden thread with embroidery system (Cucuk). Tapis of Lampung is considered as traditional handicraft because the basic cloth and it`s motives ornament  is done by the ... detail... »

  • A. Brief Information We recommend you to visit Woloan Village in Central Tomohon Sub-district, Tomohon City, as you will find unique craftworks that can only be found there. You will not find prevalent craftworks such as home decorations and statues, but you will find the craft center of Minahasa traditional house. The craftworks of local ... detail... »

  • A. Brief Information Rencong is a traditional weapon from Aceh that is made of white metal, brass alloy, and horn of buffalo (white or black). During the colonialism of the Dutch, rencong was used either by men or women in the battle field to battle the Dutch. Rencong is slipped into the scabbard and worn on the left hand side of the ... detail... »

  • A. Brief Information Since long time ago, the Bugis people of South Sulawesi have been famous for their excellent sailors. They were very expert for travelling across the seas and oceans for the Nusantara (Malay archipelago) territory by Perahu Pinisi (Pinisi ship).  Perahu Pinisi is well-known as a means of traditional sea ... detail... »

  • A. Overview If you know Kasongan pottery industry center in Yogyakarta, then we can also find other similar industry in West Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara, which is Banyumulek Pottery Industry Center. This craft center has been known well on Lombok Island and surrounding islands and become the mainstay of the rural tourism destination when looking ... detail... »

  • A. Overview Most of Buton women had always been known to adept to weave even the wives of the Sultan of Buton were also good at weaving. Thus, Buton weaving crafts developed rapidly since the first time up to the present and the result has become the main asset of local community in Southeast Sulawesi. The Buton community’s love of weaving ... detail... »

  • A. Overview Gembol craft made by the community of Kendary city is also known as “Tumor kayu” (lit. timber tumor). The name was given considering the basic material to produce the crafts of wood taken from the root of tumor-like lumps (disease) in humans. The material is usually obtained from a variety of tree that grows in the ... detail... »

  • A. Overview Donggala woven fabric or also known as Donggala silk sarong is one of the traditional handicrafts made in Donggala, which widely famous in archipelago. The weaving process also done with traditional equipments and tools in which usually done by women in any age. Of these, so it is normal to find at least one loom or more in every house ... detail... »

  • A. Overview Jambi is one of the several batik craft centers in Indonesia. It has progressed quite well in Jambi until many of the crafters did not operate out of their business due the economic crisis hit Indonesia. This cultural asset needs serious attention from the local government in order to survive and keep its existence. The Jambi ... detail... »

  • A. Overview Songket (Javanese: Siwet) weaving of Palembang is a typical traditional craft of Palembang, which is generally made in home industry product. The process of weaving is usually worked by women, but lately the men are also participating on it. Songket is hand-woven in silk or cotton, and intricately patterned with gold or ... detail... »

  • A. Overview The craft center that produces various types of silver handicrafts located in Kendari city by the local community is known as “Kendari Werk”. The average different types of jewelry are commonly worn by women to attend indigenous events in Southeast Sulawesi. The craft has been developed by local community since the colonial ... detail... »