Clothing - Wraps Sarongs
Artisan Crafted Gifts and Decor From Around the WorldThese Clothing - Wraps Sarongs - are available from Novica who in association with National Geographic bring a whole range of handcrafted items from small scale crafts workshops, often run by a single craft worker in the developing world.
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Cotton batik sarong, 'Tropical Hibiscus' (Thailand)
Colorful hibiscus flowers shower this cotton sarong with tropical enchantment. Chomsuda Samana selects a palette of orange, green, turquoise and violet as she paints the composition by hand using traditional batik techniques.
Cotton wraparound skirt, 'Thai Deluxe' (Thailand)
The fashions of yore inspire Jariya Kakaew to create this trendy new design. The pleated wrap around is woven of cotton and ties with a drawstring. Its glyph-like patterns are embroidered by hand of cotton twine that is prepared by hand.
Silk and cotton sarong, 'Blue Rice Field' (Thailand)
Rising from still waters, rice plants raise delicate heads. Thanyarat Sananpanich selects a color scheme derived from blue for this beautiful sarong. She applies the silkscreen prints to a silk and cotton blend for a graceful Thai textile.
Silk and cotton sarong, 'Bright Blossoms' (Thailand)
Sunset red and orange are cooled by pale ixora blossoms that border this brilliant sarong. Thanyarat Sananpanich applies the stylized motifs to silk and cotton, using the silkscreen technique. Also known in Thailand as dok kem (needle flower), the bl
Silk and cotton sarong, 'Sunny Rice Field' (Thailand)
Thanyarat Sananpanich creates shimmering images of rice fields in delicate pastel colors. They border a traditional sarong with contemporary flair. She expertly applies the silkscreen prints to a cotton and silk blend.