Welcome to blog of lurik-pedan. Here we provide a variety of Pedan's weaving products, already well known throughout the archipelago and worlwide. In addition to producing fabrics with traditional motifs, we also produce ethnic motifs from different areas but we still maintain the Pedan typical. weaving centers in the Pedan Village, about 10 kilometers from the city of Klaten. District of Klaten make Pedan as places to fabrics dan fashion tour.
Serangan village site makes you admire the greatness of the keris, traditional weapons that at the same time, function as handicrafts that the world has acknowledged them as one of the greatest cultural products. You can see the activities of the keris-carvers; a very important profession in the keris making but it is now overseen since people too admire the empu or the keris-smiths.
You can reach Serangan village from the Great Post Office cross road by heading westwards or you turn right if you are from Malioboro street. You will come to this village after passing by 2 traffic lights and you turn left to an alley behind Serangan terminal complex.
If you come to the houses of the keris-carvers, you will see directly the process of decorating the keris with carvings and various accessories. Decorating The process usually begins with the melting Decorating raw materials, either silver or gold. Then, the melted material is plated to the surface of the keris, and is carved according to the expected motifs.
In order to make the kris border while being carved, asphalt that is Burnt humor is used as the base holders to make the kris sticks to it firmly. This firm holders is needed since the process of carving or Decorating can take until 2 weeks time. The carving is done in a unique way by using very traditional equipments, namely a hammer and various shapes of carving Nails..
The carvers usually decorate kris decoration with motifs that were developed during the triumphant Kingdom of the Javanese, from Majapahit to Mataram. Flower motifs are often used to symbolize the triumphant Kingdom of the long dragon motif is used to symbolize the power to extend the Colony areas. By far, there are no new motifs innovated by the carvers.
In addition to using very simple instruments, the process of carving the keris is not started by drawings pattern on the surface kris. The carvers only look at the sketches drawn on the papers. This is another exceptional carving of this process because there is no room for faults to occur during the process. Once a Carver makes a mistake, the valuable kris may become meaningless.
In addition to observing the carving process, you can also order the keris with certain decorations as you like. If you want it, you can also bring your keris to be decorated. In order to get good quality of the decoration, you should also pay Equal value. For a fine golden keris, it costs you at least 10 million Indonesian Rupiah.
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