Batik is the art of adorning the fabric with wax and dyes to produce a beautiful design, and made famous by the Indonesian people. Batik clothing is the traditional clothing worn not only in Southeast Asia, but also in the whole world. Most people around the world love it because batik has many different designs and patterns. The art of batik making has a long history going back centuries ago. Although some countries such as India, Indochina and the Far East have their own local-made version, the most famous are from Indonesia.
The technique of making unique fabrics and patterns are hand-made, with one of the candles as the main ingredient. Candles are used to stop the colors from smearing into another part of the fabric when the dye is being applied. Beeswax and paraffin is commonly used based on their properties and combined in different amounts. Wax is applied to fabric by using some sort of wood or metal cap. This stamp has a picture motif is designed to create and this tool may remind one of the cookie cutter. Batik making also requires the use of top quality fabrics and dyes. The first dirt cloth is removed by thorough washing. Once the fabric has been dried, it will be ironed out and then put on a wooden frame in a lying position. Then outline the themes that made a rough sketch charcoal. With each coat of waxing, the design gradually emerged.
The better the materials used, the better the quality of Batik fabrics. In formal occasions or parties, silk is used for high-level and goes well with silk handbags and silk scarves. Cotton is also very popular and there are quite a lot of designs and colors are available. Cotton that serve those who are less formal and prefer to relax. One would be surprised with not only a large collection of designs and print in different colors, but also accessories available to match clothes.
Those looking for a wide range of scarves, dresses, jackets and accessories to choose from do not have to worry about thanks to the modern fashion industry acceptance of traditional designs and patterns of batik. For those who attended the banquet, party or wedding, dress as getting more acceptance.