Nyanting that is also called nglengreng is a process of creating pattern on a piece of linen cloth using a hot-melted wax poured through a small spout called Canting. The wax-patterned cloth, then will be coloured by soaking it in a barrel of natural dye solution. The dye usually comes from fermentation process of various local plants.
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Our piece lovingly uses natural dyes. Colours and patterns may vary from piece to piece, making each garment one of a kind Colours variation tend to happen due to various reasons; water pH level, dye-bath temperature and timing while dyeing, natural dye materials harvested in different season.
The Batik designation was created in Java island since 8C. Based on the book of Old Javanese Kakawin Ramayana, Batik comes from the word ‘tika’ that means sacred painting. Batik is also created by Javanese words ‘amba’ that means wide and ‘titik’ that means create dots to form lines.