WW: the beads of Kalimantan (with linky)


traditional beaded necklacefrom Pontianak, West Kalimantan



MyItchyFeet have taken me to Kalimantan, the land of our tropical jungles, several times.

And from time to time, I am smithen by their crafty skills in producing such high-quality and ingenious beaded products. Wanna take a look? Here are some of my collections..

can you guess what it is? it's one of the patterns in my pencil case...so rich in colors and shapes..




head piece, necklaces and pencil case...traditionally crafted in Kalimantan...


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22 comments:

  1. It must take a lot of patients to create those things! I love their bright colors.

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    1. So true...I'd like to try though...love making crafty stuff like that :). The colors are also super, that's why I love them ...

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  2. hasil kerajinan tangan yang bagus dan unik mbak

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    1. betul mak...unik, cantik, dan warnanya ngejreeeng :D...

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  3. kerajinan manik-manik dari kalimantan ini mirip-mirip dengan kerajinan manik-manik yang berasal dari Toraja...indonesia memang sangat kaya dengan beragam keindahan budaya , keep happy blogging always...salam dari Makassar :-)

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    1. waaah...saya harus ke Toraja :D...kebayang unik dan kerennya mas, seperti di postinganmu :D...apalagi banyak kerajina seperti ini..That's why I love Indonesia..for always...makasih sudah mampir...

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  4. Those are amazing and so lovely and colourful ;-)

    Have a tanfastic week ;-)

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    1. thanks...I really love the colors...have a fabulous week as well :D..

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  5. jujur ga ngerti bahasa ingris, tapi liat judulnya ada kalimantan,, wah saya mau ucapin salam kenal,, saya orang kalimantan tepatnya pontianak kalimantan barat, salam kenal ya

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    1. salam kenal jugaaaa....wah, pas dong...ini beberapa saya dapat dari Pontianak...cantiiik :D...makasih sudah mampir..

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  6. WOW, they are so colorful and I bet they took a long time to create.

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    1. Thanks Robin...I am pretty sure it takes time to make one..

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  7. My mother makes a similar style beaded bracelet. The large pieces must take lots of skill and patience - very pretty!

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    1. Woow, I envy your mom...I love doing it but time and patience is a bit low here :D..thanks for stopping by..

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  8. Waaaaah, memang cantik hasil karya orang kalimantan. Perpaduan warnanya bagus ya, Mba. Menambah cantik karya. . .

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    1. betuuul mba Idaaah...cerah ceriaaa...buat yang make tambah happy :D..

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  9. Haaaiii Mak'e ^^ I have some of those gorgeous beads loh :)
    Well, I'm droppin' by for Srikandi Blogger 2014. Good luck yaa

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    1. Hi Mak Sary..welcome, welcome....#throwingredcarpet :D...Thanks for stopping by and for those best wishes :D...I will need lots of them :D..

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  10. keren... saya ingat kerajinan ini, tapi lupa cara buatnya.


    blogwalking ya .

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  11. I am always amazed at the art work created by simply using beads. All the pieces are so lovely!

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