Bali: Island of the Gods. The mere mention of Bali instantly conjures up images of sun-drenched beaches and enchanting temples.
Those of us who have been to Bali, have lost their heart to this magical island. Bali exudes serenity and her beauty keeps touching the heart of millions.
The beautiful Indonesian island is voted year after year as one of the world’s favorite holiday destinations by travelers all over the globe.
Although Bali is rapidly changing, the Balinese have managed to maintain their devotion to their spiritual belief.
All over the island, you will find Hindu statues and shrines and if you’re lucky, you might even run into a traditional ceremony.
Offerings are essential to Hindu ceremonies in Bali. The Balinese bring offerings to the gods after a succesful rice harvest.
You will see bright green paddy fields when in Bali with Tegalalang in Ubud being the most famous.
Traditionally, paddy hats are worn by workers in the rice fields.
The paddy hat would be a beautiful statement piece alone on a wall or added to a collection of woven baskets.
Please note, the items may vary in size and weight slightly – this is due to the unique way in which they are made.