Natural Fibers for Precious Woven Basket Crafts

Natural Fibers for Precious Woven Basket Crafts

Basketry is one of ancient civilizations product that impact and developed into various functional tools in today’s life such as holder, storage, even transporting devices. Baskets are defined as receptacles that are woven by hand of natural fibers. Baskets are part...
What to Look For When Planting Water Hyacinth?

What to Look For When Planting Water Hyacinth?

Water hyacinth is a type of water plants that can float. Despite having beautiful flowers that can be used as ornaments on the pond, it has a high growth rate so that the plant considered as weeds. Therefore, planting hyacinth plants is relatively easy. Here is the...
Introduce Bamboo as Handicraft Material

Introduce Bamboo as Handicraft Material

The availability of Bamboo tree are a lot in Java Indonesia, in the old days besides this bamboo trees functioned as a traditional fence, construction for ceiling / roof for houses. With skill improvement, nowadays the people can think and have better imagination on...
Banana Rope for Handicrafts

Banana Rope for Handicrafts

Banana rope or banana leaf twisted / braided are coming from plant fibers which belongs to the banana tree, which goes up to more or less 3 meters tall. This tree can be harvested in every around 2 years time. The harvesting begins by removing the semi dry outer layer...
What to Look For When Planting Water Hyacinth?

Increase the Economic Value of Water Hyacinth

Water hyacinth is a free-floating perennial aquatic plant (or hydrophyte) native to tropical and sub-tropical South America. With broad, thick, glossy, ovate leaves, water hyacinth may rise above the surface of the water as much as 1 meter in height. The leaves are...