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Sri Lanka Traditional Batik and Handlooms / Kandy / Sigiriya / Galle

Batik and Handlooms are one of Sri Lanka's unique clothing designs, which give a visible importance to the country's tourist attraction segmentation. One can find an array of Sri Lankan Batiks and Handlooms woven items can be obtained from sarees, sarongs, shirts, soft toys and even notebooks and other souvenir items Batik is the art of decorating fabric with molten wax and then dipping it in dye, which does not penetrate the wax and so leaves behind intricate patterns, often in many colours. While the name of this ancient craft is Javanese, the technique itself is popular in many Asian and African countries and was once an important part of Sri Lanka's vital textile sector.