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      MEXICALI TRAVELS: EXPLORING THE ART OF BATIK IN BALI

      MEXICALI TRAVELS: EXPLORING THE ART OF BATIK IN BALI

      All Mexicali Blues batik items are handmade in Bali, Indonesia, by artisans who have learned this ancient traditional art as it has been passed down through the generations. Each hand-batiked piece of fabric is created by blocking out selected areas of the cloth by brushing or stamping hot wax over it, and then dyeing the […]

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      Buying Trip 2016: The Boho Beauty of  Bali’s Handmade Batik

      Buying Trip 2016: The Boho Beauty of Bali’s Handmade Batik

        Pete and Kim Erskine are on their annual sojourn to source the clothing, accessories and décor you can’t wait to shop this spring. They wrote in from the road to rave about their latest find—the intricate, irresistible, breezy batiks crafted by hand in Bali. Every year, Pete and Kim Erskine spend February and March […]

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      How It’s Made: Traditional Balinese Batik

      How It’s Made: Traditional Balinese Batik

      The art of batik has been practiced for centuries, beginning with the villagers and tribesmen of remote, tropical regions in what are now the countries of Malaysia and Indonesia.  Although the precise origins of batik are unknown, it is most common on the island of Java, Indonesia. When the art of batik was first practiced in […]

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