More to Explore
Located next to the restaurant, the Sarawak Cultural Village’s retail outlet oﬀers a wide range of Sarawakian handicrafts, souvenirs, books and gifts A stop here is a must before you leave the Village.
In the Handicraft shop, you can buy the book “A Short Walk Through Sarawak”, which is the deﬁnitive guide to the Sarawak Cultural Village, oﬀering readers an in-depth look at this unique living museum and the people who live and work here. It is also a great introduction to Sarawak’s peoples and cultures.
Sarawak is rich in its cultural diversity. Of the many highlights of Sarawak’s unique culture are the beautiful traditional headgears and beads. You can browse through the diﬀerent headgears and beads shown below:
SARAWAK ETHNIC HEADGEARS
“Edward De Bono has 6 but we have 28”
Sarawak is rich in its cultural diversity. Of of the many highlights of Sarawak’s unique culture are the beautiful traditional headgears. The headgears have become one of the attractions for tourists.
These headgears can be worn traditionally or practically for daily and outdoor activities, such as playing golf, fishing and others. These headgears also can be used as complementary accessories while attending any functions.
For those who are interested to have their own Sarawak Ethnic Headgears, our Handicraft Shop offers a wide variety of headgears for sale. Contact En. Samad Harun or Pn. Selina at +60 082 846 108 for enquiry.
BEAUTY AND CLASS IN SARAWAK BEADS
Skull cap, necklace, and belt
The skull cap called ‘Peta Ba’o Rawir’ could be beyond 800 years old and fetch up to RM30,000 in the market. The necklace called the ‘Ba’o Alai’ is precious and of high class to the Kelabits.
LUN BAWANG BEADS
Necklace and belt
The yellow beads of the Lun Bawang are precious and of high class of the Lun Bawang. Traditionally used as a dowry in wedding ceremonies.
The Bidayuh bead necklaces are traditionally of black, red, yellow and white colours. The beads necklaces are a must to wear with traditional costumes
Necklace and shoulder accessories
The ‘Marek Empang’ is an intricate bead-work of colourful tiny beads used to decorate the shoulders. The bead necklace is usually worn by the male dancer as part of his traditional costume.
TRADITIONAL HERBAL PLANT
These are some of the herbal plants for health traditionally used by the diﬀerent ethnic people of Sarawak.