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  • Location: Penang, Malaysia
  • Duration:  4 hours (approx.)
During your time in Penang, learn about the handicrafts of Malaysia by making your own pewter dish and batik painting! You’ll visit the famous Royal Selangor Pewter Shop and discover the art of pewter-making. Next, meet a local batik painter and learn the craft of painting using wax and dyes. This fun-filled, interactive tour is perfect for all ages!

Highlights

  • Half-day Penang handicraft experience
  • Visit Royal Selangor and learn how to make your own hand-made pewter dish
  • See a skilled batik painter create beautiful paintings
  • Show off your artistic skills as you paint your own batik handkerchief

What You Can Expect

Experience Penang: Learn How to Make Malaysian Handicrafts

Experience Penang: Learn How to Make Malaysian Handicrafts

On this tour, get an in-depth look into two of Malaysia’s most beautiful handicrafts - – pewter and batik paintings. Pewter is made primarily from tin and mixed with copper or lead, and used to produce various items, such as bowls, plates, spoons and candlesticks. Visit the famous pewter shop, the Royal Selangor, and learn the process of turning pewter into works of art. Your instructor will lead you in making your own hand-made pewter dish, which you can bring take home.

Next, try your hand at batik painting. See a local expert batik painter show their style and skill in creating stunning paintings using wax and dyes. Malaysian batik is characterized by the use of a manual wax-resistant dyeing technique to create large floral motifs and vibrant colors. Learn how to create your own unique batik handicraft to take home as a memorable souvenir.
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Tour code: 3705PEN35

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