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Indonesia’s Batik Mystique

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A map of Indonesia could be stitched from swatches of batik. From its regional origins in central Java, where creams and browns dominate, to coastal sultanates, where international trade inspired bright colors, batik is the fabric of an evolving nation.

Jaipur’s Craft Renaissance

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From gem cutters to weavers, artisans have long been synonymous with India’s Pink City, but Jaipur’s craft heritage continues to evolve.