Brass Craftsmen Village in Bali

Untitled-5-budaga.jpgPakraman Budaga Village, that’s the name of a village which is located one kilometer west of the City Semarapura, Klungkung. A village with an area of about 35 hectares and a population of approximately 198 heads of households (families), or 733 souls. 367 male 366 female soul and spirit. Since the beginning of its existence, when divided into two Budaga banjar (Banjar Budaga Klod and Budaga Kaler), the people who are really involved pakraman agricultural sector as the main livelihood.

But over time, the farm had now abandoned its citizens. The main reason for the dissolution of agricultural diligent regeneration, but because the area of agricultural land in the traditional village area has decreased as Budaga for residential purposes, the area for the benefit of the traditional villages such as worship (temples), tombs and other places people try several, also because the orientation of the current generation Indigenous Village has also changed in response to Budaga era of development.

Untitled-2-budaga.jpgWorld agriculture was not reliable anymore pakraman village located at an altitude of 117 meters above sea level it. In addition to the amount of his remaining diligent pen three families, also because not many agricultural products that can be relied on from there. The young generation whose parents used to pursue the agricultural sector, now not again. They prefer to pursue a new world that can be done at home. If working on someone, it was still in the environment Pakraman Budaga. One area of work in recent years so engrossed Pakraman Budaga Village residents after switching from agriculture is a brass handicrafts. Various types of products can be made of brass. There gongseng, gerondong, cookie cutters and various pemengku (trophy).

untitled-1-budagaPemengku special, very fast because the circulation marketing presence coupled with the production of tourist trophy Kamasan village. Sales not only in Bali, but up to the outside Bali and even abroad. However, as the waning pemengku orders, manufacturing orders are also subsided pemengku in Budaga. Craft type too, although I still use the same material switches, brass. Type of craft is the latest bells (banyu).
That is to say, the village is the village Pakraman Budaga various craft bells. Genta and various types of equipment Ida Pedanda plants cult, such as Nawasanga and siwakrana, currently in great demand. In addition to ordering stakeholders throughout Indonesia, was also ordered by foreign customers for the benefit of accessories and souvenirs.

In addition to handicrafts goods for the needs of religious ceremonies, there are also other crafts to souvenirs of the ball is a dream job I Nengah pengerajin Patra one Budaga Village. In addition, there are groups other craftsmen that brass Crafts Group Kembang Kuning. For one member of the group, production reached 10 bells each month. In rupiah, the result reached Rp 6 million in raw material costs between Rp 3 million to Rp 4 million. However, attendance is strongly influenced production and the arrival of tourists. Including orders.

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