Celuk Village is strategically located in main road from Denpasar to Gianyar regency which is about 5 km from Denpasar town or nearly 1 hour drive from denpasar. Celuk Village is the famous village in Bali as a tourist destination cause of the local people are very good in making jewelry from silver and gold.
Their style are unique and mostly the made the local design.
This village is located in the sub district of Sukawati, Gianyar Regency and owns the individuality and excellence in production of gold and silver crafting. Most of them are Balinese professional, artistic and skillful of design development related to the silver and gold crafting.
The productions of gold and silver at this village have penetrated to the local, national and international market. It can be measured from the type of artwork result and variation of ornament, good as present and also export commodity.
The type of gold and silver craft has been produced in this village are covering various of rings, bangles, chokers, earrings, mother of pearls, Tusuk Konde, broach and other types. Beside of that, Celuk’s workers are able to response the market demands and produce the modern product like medal, maket and culture symbol.
In spanning of artistic growth history, the silver and gold crafting had been started by a group of family pertained by Pande Clan.
From this family circle, the activity of gold and silver crafting has disseminated to entire society as a top profession which are previously as the farmer. In year 1970’s decades, it has been happened the change of the society culture significantly from agrarian society structure to industrial society structure of crafting in silver works.
Visitor can see along the main street with full of sign board and almost all of those shops are selling silver jewelry. The price is not fix, good bargainer will get the best price fro souvenir bring home.