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Threads of Life

Threads of Life is actually a front for a non-profit foundation in alliance with Indonesia’s weavers to sustain traditional weaving arts.
ADDRESS
No. 24 Jalan Kajeng, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia

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Off the main shopping streets in Ubud is a quaint, airy boutique with curved archways and museum-quality tapestries lining the walls. Except this isn't just any shop: it's actually a front for a non-profit foundation in alliance with Indonesia's weavers to sustain traditional weaving arts. Threads of Life commissions weavers to recover their ancestors' skills and arranges advance payments for pieces that often take years to complete, which allows for ongoing work and increases independence from commercial sellers. A friendly salesperson greets you and can tell you the story and the women behind each tapestry. Intricate ikats make for beautiful home décor, while shorter pieces can double as scarves, shawls and wraps.

Tel: +62 361 972 187

 

 

Published on Nov 23, 2010

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