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Monday, 13 January 2014

pottery village Kasongan Yogyakarta

Kasongan is the name of a popular tourist destination in the district of Bantul Regency, Yogyakarta Special Province which is famous for its pottery crafts . The craft of pottery produced by Kasongan generally in the form of jars with various motifs ( peacocks, dragons , roses and many others ) , pots of various sizes ( from small to shoulder the size of an adult ) , souvenirs , picture frames , wall hangings , furniture such as tables and chairs , table decorations, and vases. All of these come in unique shapes and different sizes. Also, you can find souvenirs such as becak or temple miniatures, human-like statues, ashtrays, and hand-fan.etc. 

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But then developing varied products include artificial flowers from banana leaves , bamboo furnishings , mask  and many others . The result of such a craft good quality and have been exported to foreign countries such as Europe and America . Usually this village is visited by tourists visiting Yogyakarta . 

At the beginning of this ceramic has no style at all . But the dead horse legend inspired the craftsmen to create horse motif on many products , especially horses pottery or inclined conveyor complete with a basket that is placed on a horse , apart from the motive frog , rooster and elephant . One of the well-known ceramic ornaments are a pair of wedding statue sitting politely . This pair of statues known as "Loroblonyo" which was first created by the studio owned Loroblonyo Walujo pack . The statue was adopted from a pair of statues belonging to the Kraton bride 

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pottery at Kasongan Village

kasongan village review
pottery at Kasongan Village

kasongan village review
pottery at Kasongan Village

kasongan village review
pottery at Kasongan Village

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pottery at Kasongan Village

yogyakarta driver ATOK
pottery at Kasongan Village

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