The Batik is a centuries old traditional Indonesian fabric normally made of cotton, whose prints are made with a technique that uses wax and whose designs are based on flowers, birds and other animals and geometric motifs.
This technique consists of applying wax to the fabric and dyeing it of the desired color, when dry the wax is removed and that part is just the one that has not been dyed of the color chosen.
The process of partial or total removal of the wax and new dyes and colors is repeated as many times as necessary until obtaining the desired patterns and designs, in most cases really complex.
In order to accomplish this, different tools are used, the most basic is the Tjanting, which is a kind of brush to paint the fabric with wax and which consists of a small copper vessel where the liquid wax is introduced, with different thicknesses to paint in the cotton.
But the utensil that really makes a difference in the wonderful Batik designs is the stamp, with them you can repeat the same motif throughout the fabric, combine it with many others and interspersing multiple colors. Of course it is based on the same technique, the stamps are introduced in liquid wax, for which they are designed with a handle so that the artisans do not touch the wax, and they are stamped on the cloth as many times as they want.
We present five copper stamps with the most representative motives of this craft, the quality of the design together with the detail in them make them look like authentic filigree.
Every one of these 5 stamps is a very powerful and original decorative piece for desktop or wall. Together they make a unique decorative set. In case you want to frame them to hang on the wall, you can optionally separate the handle.
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