Batik

.: WHAT IS BATIK? ::.

It is a technique of impression originally from Indonesian but widely used by other countries of the region and in the African continent. Batik is a technique of wax-resist dyeing. Reserve areas are obtained by applying specific layers on specific areas with natural beeswax by wooden stamps to prevent them to stain. This can be done over and over again to obtain a wide range of multicolored designs. One of the characteristics of this technique is the crackle look resulting from the effect of the wax to the crumble.