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SONGKET HANDWOVEN THROW

$380.00

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This magnificent range of textiles is handwoven on backstrap looms in Bali, Indonesia. The cloth is traditionally used for ceremonial wear such as weddings and coming of age celebrations. Floating Weave or Songket This style of weaving is called songket or floating weave, it is done on a backstrap loom that sits on theground.

 

Setting up the loom with the warp thread takes time and skill as one wrong thread will cause a fault throughout the entire piece.

 

One piece of cloth takes about 3-4 weeks to complete.

Tradisi Textiles aims to expand markets for women creating beautiful textiles in remote areas of the world. By purchasing their textiles and turning them into usable products Tradisi Textiles can cross cultural borders and brings to the world the incredible textiles still being produced by hand in undeveloped regions.

 

Tradisi Textikes buys textiles as close to the source of production as possible. They travel to villages where textiles are still being made using traditional methods and buy directly from the women making them. They also sources textiles from trusted NGOs who support traditional crafts and also purchases some of their textiles from local village markets to ensure variety.

 

Trina Minter Naughton, the designer and co-founder with Simeon Naughton thinks the world has reached a time where over-consumption has led to the production of goods and services that cause social and environmental disasters. Exploitation of people and the environment are part of today’s chain of supply for the majority of products the world consumes. They are appealing to people who recognise these issues and choose to make conscious choices about what they purchase.

 

15% of Tradisi’s profits are spent on projects that support women and their families throughout Indonesia.

 

THIS ITEM IS ELIGIBLE FOR RETURN WITHIN 30 DAYS OF RECEIPT IF UNUSED AND IN ITS ORIGINAL CONDITION.

Product Dimensions

160 x 100 cm

Color

Black, Green, Orange

Creator

Tradisi Textiles

Material

Silk

Material

Textiles

Origins

Indonesia

Shipping Dimensions

H22.8cm x W22.8cm x L22.8cm

Shipping Weight

2.5 Kg.

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