The Etsy Story

The site was launched in 2005 by iospace, a small company composed of Robert Kalin, Chris Maguire, and Haim Schoppik. The initial version had taken two and a half months to build. Later Jared Tarbell joined the team. Former NPR executive Maria Thomas joined as COO in 2008, was promoted to CEO and left Etsy … Continue reading The Etsy Story

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Aglaya Clutch

Aglaya clutch menggunakan batik dengan motif Parang Curigo yang dibuat pengrajin di Bayat, Klaten. Motif batik parang merupakan simbol perjuangan tanpa henti yang terinspirasi dari hantaman ombak memecah pantai. Ragam hias curigo atau keris tanpa warangka pada motif ini melambangkan kewibawaan, kecerdasan, dan ketenangan. Motif ini biasa digunakan untuk menghadiri pesta. Peponina menggabungkan batik tersebut … Continue reading Aglaya Clutch

INACRAFT 2016

Tanggal 20-24 April 2016, Inacraft, pameran craft di Indonesia kembali digelar. Tahun ini merupakan tahun ke-18 penyelenggaraannya. Bertemakan "the splendour of Minangkabau", acara ini mempromosikan berbagai karya pengrajin nusantara, terutama yang bernaung di bawah ASEPHI (Asosiasi Eksportir dan Pengusaha Handicraft Indonesia). Namun, selain produk kerajinan, stand-stand fashion dan kuliner juga menawarkan banyak pilihan. Pameran kali … Continue reading INACRAFT 2016

Lurik Kembangan

Lurik is a popular hand-woven traditional garment in Yogyakarta. It was widely used as a casual outfit. Last month we visited one of the artisans, a group of women, weaving the thread into beautiful traditional cloth. They are located in Dusun Kembangan, Moyudan, Yogyakarta.  

What is Peponina?

Let we start from the name itself.¬†Peponina stands for "peponi" and "ina". Peponi means heaven/ paradise (a Swahili word) and ina is short from Indonesia. Peponina appreciates beauty (that's why we choose 'paradise'), and starts here in Indonesia. Not it claims Indonesia is the beauty itself nor confining its creativity only with what found in … Continue reading What is Peponina?