Fuschsia Lovely Songket
The songket such as the Fuchsia Lovely Songket, is a fabric made from silk or cotton yarn. This is woven together with gold, silver thread or bright colour combinations.
In Bali, there are many types of woven fabrics that are widely discussed in the community. The woven cloth in this instance is songket cloth, like our Fuchsia Lovely Songket. This cloth is a product of Balinese culture that often reflects the Balinese way of life. It shows this through decorative motifs and contains a strong meaning embedded in Hindu philosophy in songket cloth.
Balinese songket cloths were traditionally reserved for the nobility as clothing in the royal courts. Today, the caste system certainly does not apply the same way as before. However, the Fuchsia Lovely Songket may still serve as a symbol of status, with its opulent colourful threads. They may be worn for important ceremonies, religious or official alike.
It is not only in Bali that the Songket is worn for important events, but throughout Indonesia as well. It has become very popular with tourists as well. The beauty of its artistry, the skill and time to create it is something that draws much admiration. It is often used as a hanging wall decoration or as a decorative piece in modern interior design.
You may also be interested in the Magenta Delight Songket.