Artisans – April 06, 2011

So many Artisans, where does one go, you will find them everywhere in Bali, all you need to do is look around. And, they are not necessarily situated out in the countryside but here in town, close to all the shopping action! What you need is to have the interest (but of course you have […]

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Artisans – March 09, 2011

SADUS TILES – simply the best in the business! It’s hard to believe that handmade tiles, made in Bali, are being exported to countries like – France, Italy, Mexico & the USA to name some. It’s also interesting to note that these countries that have their own glorious tile industry are making a beeline to […]

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Artisans – February 09, 2011

Another year and always think it a good idea to offer you a summary of particular stores, showrooms & factories that have become reliable favorites. So to recap, here are a handful of popular Artisans that continue to do a sterling job producing handcrafted product – from furniture, furnishings & unique gifts, to a fine […]

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Artisans – January 12, 2011

IS THERE A PRODUCT THAT BALI CAN’T CREATE? It’s totally amazing that this small island is home to numerous & dedicated artisans that craft & produce product as diverse as – fashion, furniture, homewares & food.  However, I have recently discovered another product that can be made here in Bali, and it’s PERFUME! So, if […]

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Artisans – October 20, 2010

Bet you were wondering when I would take on the challenge of writing about furniture. And frankly, furniture in its many guises, is the life-blood of the retail business in Bali, particularly, in terms of ‘filling up a container’ for export.  There are hundreds of factories, warehouses, stores, all crying out for customers, everywhere one […]

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Artisans – September 22, 2010

In recent months I have reviewed a couple of ceramic operators, a glass blower, a candle maker and a  recycled paper company,  it seems obvious that our Bali artisans do live on! Now read about another popular artisan who manufactures soap, a company that started out not that many years ago and now, has grown […]

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Artisans – August 25, 2010

From ceramics reviews over the past few months to re-cycled paper, the artisan lives on! Read further about a fine example of a small business that has gone from strength to strength, just 15 years from inception and have ‘hit’ the big-time! SARASWATI PAPERS fifteen years old & getting stronger! The Balinese believe the Hindu […]

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Artisans – July 28, 2010

Many of us know of Jenggala Ceramics, a good example of an original ‘Artisan of Bali’ who commenced working from a small shed in the Batujimbar Estate, Sanur, many years ago & now has a huge organization based in Jimbaran, exporting ceramic product to the world.  Then there is the fashion savvy high-end designer, Gaya […]

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Artisans – June 2, 2010

RON SEIVERTSON is a super talented artisan who lives his dream, set within the rice fields of Ubud, Bali. Ron is fiercely passionate about his craft of ‘blowing hot glass’ for a living, creative glass work that takes immense concentration, determination & superior craftsmanship. Read on, there’s a story to tell…. Ron Seivertson is a […]

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