When you are in Bali, you will see many works of art in every corner of the city. There are various types of statues on the roadside, paintings with expressionism flow in a gallery, and various kind of delicacy that can be found in traditional markets.
This reflects how much the uniqueness and culture possessed by the inhabitants of this island. In the next few years, Bali will also have one of the tallest statues in the world that is currently still in the process of installation. Garuda Wisnu Kencana. This statue is predicted to become a new symbol of the island of Bali and become the most visited tourist attraction.
You will also see a number of gift shops and galleries displaying the works of famous artists on the island of Bali. If you plan to look for souvenirs that also have high artistic value, then Nogo Bali Ikat Center will be the best place to look for souvenirs. This shop looks like a gallery of artworks containing various types of traditional fabrics.
Nogo Bali Ikat Center was founded in 1986 by Nogo, an item supplier that provides hand-woven ikat fabrics. Nogo’s work of art has spread to several famous hotels and villas in Bali, such as the Four Seasons, Le Meridien, to Nusa Dua Beach Hotel & Spa; making him as one of trusted purveyor of high quality fabrics.
You can find Balinese ikat made from high quality materials. In addition, the tie-dye process is done precisely and accurately to form the desired pattern. The dyes used are only high quality materials so that the color will stick to the fabric forever.
You do not need to worry about the quality because the pattern and color of the fabric will not fade even though it is washed repeatedly. The customers can also choose various types of garments or make customized orders so they can be made as desired.
There are three types of Balinese ikat that can be chosen by the customer; Warp Ikat, Weft Ikat, or Double Ikat. Warp Ikat is the custest type because there are many patterns to choose from. While Weft Ikat is a detail-oriented fabric made with precision.
Last but not least, Double Ikat becomes the most difficult item to make. The combination of Warp and Weft techniques creates a very beautiful blend of patterns. So, which kind of Balinese ikat that you want the most?