Author Topic: Celuk Tourism Village, Center Of Silver Jewelry Industry In Bali  (Read 1478 times)

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Tourism village of Celuk is located in Kecamatan Sukawati, Kabupaten Gianyar, Bali. Celuk has been widely known as the center of traditional craftsmen of Balinese gold and silver jewelries although the tradition of jewelry crafts has been there long before that. This village is among several villages in Bali known for silver and gold jewelry crafts. From Ngurah Rai International Airport, it takes approximately one hour driving to reach Celuk village or it is about 30 minutes north east of Denpasar. It is one of the most popular tourism village in Bali along with the villages of Batubulan, Mas, Batuan, and Ubud. [/pre][/pre][/pre]



This village has notable reputation not only in this country but also known internationally for the exceptional qualities of its jewelry products with distinctive Balinese traditional design. Local and international tourists come to this village every day. Thanks to its strategic location with easy access from popular tourism accommodation spots such as Nusa Dua, Kuta, and Sanur. This village is also a good transit point for those traveling to eastern side of Bali such as Gianyar, Klungkung, and Karangasem. Jewelry stores and workshops are open in daily basis from early morning to afternoon. Most families in this village are silver and gold craftsmen thus jewelry crafting is their daily job and even it seems like part of their way of life.



Its narrow distance from Sukawati, famous souvenir market, is also one big reason why tourists are coming to Celuk. Besides shopping for jewelries, jewelry making process becomes the main attraction in this village. Jewelries made by local artists are displayed on the jewelry stores along the village’s main street. You can find jewelry stores and jewelry workshops all over the places in this village selling gold and silver jewelries with Balinese traditional design.


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