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Batik Knife

Batik Knife

Regular price $25.00 CAD
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Miao batik or la ran (蜡染), from Guizhou, China, is a wax-resist dyeing technique that has been around since the Qin and Han dynasties. The pattern is drawn onto the fabric with melted beeswax which acts as a dye resist during the natural indigo dyeing process.

Perfect for beginners and seasoned artists alike, unleash your creativity and explore the ancient art of batik with our Chinese batik knife (la dao/蜡刀):

  • 1 batik knife (la dao): Chinese wax drawing pen/tool, made of copper plates fitted onto a wooden/bamboo handle

Looking for a comprehensive starter kit, be sure to check out: Complete Batik Kit



Copper and bamboo

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