The captivating village of Celuk is a fascinating location which will draw the attention of the visitor. If you are interested in gold and silver jewellery or simply desire to explore the countryside of Bali, a visit to this popular attraction will not disappoint.
Celuk is the site where the silversmiths and goldsmiths of Bali carry out their daily activities. The primary street of the village is lined by innumerable workshops, boutiques and galleries, all featuring the exquisite metalwork produced by the local artisans.
The items of silver and gold to be found here are creations of quality which demonstrate elaborate and distinctive motifs. It is obvious that these works of art are the creations of highly skilled master craftsmen.
It may be seen that virtually all of the households in the village are the homes of jewellers. Most of the villagers are involved in the jewellery industry and many possess advanced skills in jewellery making.
The precious items crafted in the village include bracelets, rings, earrings, necklaces, brooches, souvenirs and other traditional Balinese adornments as well as accessories. In addition to jewellery you will also find silverware, decorated spoons and forks as well as trays and plates. The community has become a noteworthy tourist destination as curious visitors may observe the entire process of making fine jewellery. Each stage in the procedure may be observed at first hand, from the detailed design stage to the actual processing of the metal. It is also possible to purchase the finished products at the village itself.
The numerous art boutiques show finished articles in glass display cases, so that prospective buyers may examine desired articles from all sides. If you desire to examine a piece of jewellery even more closely the shopkeeper will take the item out of the case for you and explain the details of the production process as well as other noteworthy information.
Prices of artworks at this locale range from the equivalent of US $5 to more significant figures for distinctive elaborate pieces of jewellery.
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Uditha Dharmawardhane is a travel writer who writes under the pen name Roland Lefevre. He specializes in creating features on leisure as well as business travel destinations across the globe.