BALI CELUK VILLAGE IS ARTISTIC OF GOLD AND SILVER ART VILLAGE
is a traditional village located near to Ubud in the Gianyer Regency where you can appreciate the mountain culture which in many ways is similar to that of the traditional areas of Ubud and the other surrounding villages except for one major factor, celuk villages is fomous for the incredible gold and silver handicrafts which are available around this area for very low price. The productions of gold and silver at this village have penetrated to the local, national and international market. The type of gold and silver craft has been produced in this countryside are covering various of ring, bangles, chokers, earrings, mother of pearls.
In the Sukawati area you will find that the craftsmen are of a very high standard and you can barter over these goods or even buy in wholesale capacity. As well as the shopping opportunities there is a lot to see around Celuk Village and the culture of the area is fascinating as well as relaxing to see where the pace of life is slow and you will find some interesting characters as well as plenty of place to try the local dishes and international dinning. There are some other attractions as well as in the area as well as a number of facilities and hotels which are usually top end or midrange boutique little places hidden away in the village. Celuk Vilage is strategically located in main road just 5 km from denpasar and 45 minute from denpasar airport. . It's located right after Batubulan Village which you're bound to pass on the way to Ubud. The famous Sukowati Traditional Market is also near this village, so it's always a good idea to stop at Celuk after a whole day shopping in the market. Simply ask local vendors in the market about the direction to Celuk Village; they will be more than happy to guide you there. You can take a closer look at them to appreciate it and buy some if you really like it. Most vendors and smiths usually accept custom made jewelries but you can always ask them to make sure. Most of them are used to dealing with foreign tourists so their English should be fair enough to promote a conversation.If you're confident enough, you may ask their permission to forge and shape your own jewelries. Some of them might allow you, even guide you how to use the tools properly