CELUK JEWELLERY FESTIVAL 2016
Celuk Village, as the center of Bali’s jewellery industry, invites you to visit our expo and bazaar during the inaugural Celuk Jewellery Festival.
This exciting two-day event will showcase the very best of silver jewellery expertly designed and handcrafted on the island of Bali. Come and see the latest trends and network with local artisans with the aim of establishing lasting business relationships.
Be inspired by the creativity of our collection of heritage jewellery that dates back to the 1980’s or participate in our fashion photo competition.
Everyone is welcome at this exclusive event that celebrates Celuk’s silver industry.
(Source: Celuk Jewellery Festival)
Saturday 13th August 2016
2 – 9 PM
Sunday 14th August 2016
9 AM – 9 PM
Celuk Village is formerly as a traditional Balinese village located in the entrance gate of Gianyar Regency ad has changed into a tourist attraction with its trademark in the form of gold and silver. The village located in Sukawati District, Gianyar Regency has the uniqueness and excellent in production of gold and silver handicrafts. Almost all the families and villagers are Balinese who professional, skilled and art soul to develop the creative design and variety of products related to the gold and silvers. This craft village with long historical has been producing gold and silvers that penetrating the local, national and international markets. Various type of jewellery, either as souvenirs or export commodities are produced in this village includes variation type of rings, necklaces, earrings, hairpins, brooch and others. In addition to this, the artisans at Celuk Village are responding to the market demands and also produce the modern products such as medal, models and culture symbols.
In the history of gold and silver craft developments, the first step was initiated by the discovery of a family group who belong to Clan Pande. From these families, the gold and silver craft activities spread throughout the entire local communities in this village as a kind of major life gradually shifting their formerly life as the farmer. Around year 1970, it has been changed the community structure significantly at this village. The change was from the agrarian society to the industrial society. And even now, some of them have jumped into the structure of service economic by focusing to the tourism industry. The change was given the positive impact for the prosperity and welfare of the communities. Celuk Village, Kuta and Ubud have been classified as the prosperous village category in Bali with high per capita income.
Celuk Village is strategically located within 10 KM from Denpasar City where this village situated in the tourist destination are with the high potential and variety of tourist who visit this place. The following neighbour village includes Batubulan Village famous with Barong Dance and stone carving, Singapadu Village famous with Bali Bird Park and Bali Zoo, Batuan Village famous with the traditional painting, Guang Village famous with the wood carving and Sukawati Village as a centre of art and souvenir trading. We can discover the several of gold and silvers gallery along the main road in this village those are opened for tourists.
Potential Trading and Marketing
The creativities of Celuk Village’s craftsmen are not only in the local market trading. They are also the craftsmen and businessmen who take the advantage of promotional opportunities and big art festival level like Bali Art Festival, the exhibition in the big city like Jakarta and even they have been carrying out the international trading such as in Europe, Australia, Japan and America.
Best Time to Visit
As a tourist attraction village in south part of Bali Island, Celuk Village is many visited by tourists in the morning and afternoon time. The visit was carried out either at the beginning of tours or when the tourist back to the hotel after having the day tour.
(Source: Bali Surf Advisor)