Senijari presents as its Signature Collection – Senijari Organza Silk Songket.
An exquisite and beautiful way to present songket, Senijari Organza Silk Songket is handwoven in organza silk and metallic threads with intricate, yet contemporary motifs. The minimalist colours of either black or white are chosen to highlight the intricate Songket motifs in silver, gold, antique silver or antique gold metallic threads. Continue reading
The opportunity to visit Hoi An again came again recently with a pleasant surprise. Hoi An, a small, ancient town with UNESCO heritage status in central Vietnam has successfully displayed its various cultural heritage. In my previous blogpost, I mentioned watching artisans making silk lanterns, silver jewellery and porcelain tea sets in Hoi An.
As the appreciation for contemporary art grows in Malaysia, art has become not just something cultural to consume, but it has also become a platform and communication tool for social causes. Continue reading
I have always known that Joe Sidek (the Festival Director of George Town Festival, Penang) was talented and used to organize fashion shows, but he proves that creativity can surpass itself over and over again.
Ever wonder how new ideas are born? And travel around the world? Sometimes inspiration and ideas just come through in many forms. I get mine mostly from travelling, reading, listening to music and quite often, just daydreaming. Continue reading
Ever wondered what artisanal luxe is? In designing and creating Senijari, I always think first how a Senijari product would look and and feel like, and how to tell the story of its heritage through its craftsmanship.
Can our heritage evolve through design? Songket, a handwoven traditional Malaysian fabric, is usually created from silk or cotton threads as the background whereas gold or silver metallic threads form the motifs. Continue reading