- A versatile fabric with hand-drawn or printed motifs, available in
traditional or contemporary styles. Choose from the wide range of batik
items, from pareos, sarongs, shirts and dresses. Also available are
purses and household items such as cushion covers, place mats and
tablecloths that will instantly give a touch of class to your home. Want
to make your own batik? Jadi Batek Centre offers classes for beginners.
- Exquisitely crafted pewterware is available as beer tankards, goblets,
tea and coffee sets, picture frame, clocks, vases and other decorative
items. Popular pewter brands include Royal Selangor, Tumasek, and
Woodcarvings - A range of fascinating woodcarvings can be found in
the city. These include the aboriginal woodcarvings or the Orang Asli
(or "indigenous people"). Also in abundance are woodcarvings from Sabah
and Sarawak in East Malaysia.
and Ceramics - These beautifully crafted pieces come mainly from the
states of Sarawak and Peak. Sarawak pottery is easily distinguished by
their unmistakable ethnic markings and are larger in size. The
distinctly shaped Labu Sayong from Perak were traditionally used
as water receptacles.
Pandanus - Products made from pandanus or woven screwpine leaves
make beautiful gifts and souvenirs. They include practical and elegant
bags which come in a variety of designs and colors. There are also floor
mats, table mats, trinket boxes and gift boxes in attractive
- Malaysian songket is a stunning fabric laced with golden or silver
thread work. This decorative cloth, exclusively used by royalty, is
painstakingly hand woven to perfection by skilled artisans. It is
available as traditional costumes as well as splendid evening gowns.
Take home a piece that is rich with legacy passed through the
Some of the world's finest silk can be found right here in KL! Whether
locally made or imported from Thailand, the quality varies greatly.
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