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It Takes a Village to Make a Handcrafted Rattan Bag

You may have heard of that proverb, “It takes a village to raise a child.” That’s very true here in Bali. It means that your community helps to take care of, look out for, and ultimately contribute to the welfare of your children as they grow up.

What you may not have known is that it also takes a village, figuratively speaking but sometimes literally, to create one of our rattan bags. Each bag is not usually painstakingly made by just one immensely talented individual, but painstakingly made by many, many talented and tireless craftspeople.
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