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This time about our Sarongs.
Find out how important the Sarong and the skill of handweaving in Lomboks tradition is.
1. Traditional clothing
The sarong in Lombok is the traditional clothing for women and men.
2. First education
Women start learning the art of handweaving before even going to school.
3. Skill to get married
A young woman must know the art of handweaving before she can get married.
4. Sarongs for the bride
When a man wants to marry a woman, his family has to offer up to 90 handwoven sarongs to the bride's family.
5. Only one sarong for the groom
The woman offers her future husband only one sarong. Her first handwoven sarong (we think that’s a very cute gesture).
6. Handweaving at home
While driving through villages on Lombok you will see many women handweaving in front of their home.
7. The last Sarong
When Sasak people die, they get buried in a simple, white sarong without any pattern.
8. 10 ways to use a Sarong
There are at least 10 ways to use the sarong.
9. Named by beaches
10. Perfect size
Our sarongs are huge! You can at least fit 2 people on it. Or use it alone to get enough distance from other people.