The handwoven technique is the same as that used for weaving shields used in festivals, and only skilled weavers can weave in the motifs. It takes the craftsmen 4 days to weave a placemat and 2 weeks to complete a basket. After weaving, the handwoven crafts are smoked with coconut husks, and turned into a piece of art.
Why atah crafts?
- High quality crafts from Lombok, Indonesia
- Each piece is unique, and stylishly handwoven
- Craftsmen depend very much on this work as it is part of their livelihood
- Light cleanable, unique, and durable