Sukerare village

Songket weaver

Songket weaver

Sukerare is a village of weavers located in central Lombok. Mostly of women in the village should be able to do weaving, it is said they will not be regarded worthy to get married before they can do weaving. The village is known for its brightly patterned songket cloths. They have been doing it on their hand-looms and the skill inherited for generations. These traditionally trained villagers produce an exquisite array of Songket or fine woven cloths on their original design.