Perhaps, there is no place in the earth with such high density of artisans and craftsmen as in Bali. You name it, and you can find it here – woodcarving, stone carving, silver and goldsmiths, basket weavers, terracotta and ceramics, a full range of handicrafts – the list goes on forever. Here is a short list of some of the best things or products available and you can go to find them.
Woodcarving and wood handicrafts
Traditional Balinese woodcarving has always been of religious subjects. In the 1930’s though a new carving developed in Mas near Ubud catering to the tourist market. Today, the best Balinese carving galleries are still there. Another important area for wood carving is on the road up to Sebatu. This is the region where most of the new antiques are made. [Read more…] about Balinese Arts and Crafts