Chinese New Year 2018: Meet the Collaboration

Chinese New Year 2018: Meet the Collaboration image

The celebration of a million people! Yes, appertain as one of the biggest diaspora, the celebration of Chinese New Year is a highly anticipated celebration!

For Chinese ethnic, their New Year celebration is not just a culture or tradition that should be maintained, but it is an ideal time to gather with all of family members. Dated on February 16, 2018 this year is the year of dog. Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival in modern Chinese, or simply the Lunar New Year, is an important Chinese festival celebrated at the turn of the traditional solar Chinese calendar. Celebrations traditionally run from the evening preceding the first day, to the Lantern Festival on the 15th day of the first calendar month. It is also traditional for every family to thoroughly clean the house, in order to sweep away any ill-fortune and to make way welcoming the good luck. Windows and doors are decorated with themes of "good fortune" or "happiness", "wealth", and "longevity". Other activities also following in this celebration, include lighting of firecrackers and giving money in red paper envelopes.

Bringing virtue, truth and sincerity, this moment Sunaka Jewelry does unusual thing. We bring you more than just a jewelry. Yes, this time we bring a handfan on Sunaka Jewelry Chinese New Year 2018 campaign! Having a long history in Chinese culture, the handfan run to a shifting on its function along with the dynastic turn. Handfan was originally used to cover the eyes from the sun and exposed from dust, as well as functioning as a sultry repellent. Years past, artists began to decorate handfan, write poetry, and do painting over it. Activity of painting above the handfan itself, started in the Samkok Dynasty. Regarding to "Tang History", handfan not only serves as a souvenir, but also as a symbol to remembering those who have passed away. Chinese handfans, as well as their traditional dress and paintings, play an important role in their culture.

Draped with Dragon painting and unique pattern from Celuk, called Jawan, this handfan is presented specifically to welcome Chinese New Year 2018. This is the result of exclusive collaboration with the world's best handfan crafter, Wiracana Handfan. Start from Bali, now Wiracana Handfan rules the international market. Having the same vision and goals with Sunaka Jewelry, both having a strong will to introduce Balinese culture to be enjoyed worldwide. Through the moment of Chinese New Year 2018 celebration, Sunaka Jewelry and Wiracana Handfan finally realizing their vision. With this special collaboration handfan, both parties want to convey a message that culture is not owned by one or a particular entity. But as a human being we are able to collaborate one cultural heritage with another, and together we should share the bliss with the world to enjoy.

The presence of modernity and traditional is very exquisite in this campaign. Sunaka Jewelry combined Naga, Padma Acala, Capung, and Tamiang collections that featuring Balinese carving techniques with modern and minimalist cutting attire from Fara Official. Like we all know, when it comes to Chinese New Year celebrations, red, gold, and white are the identic colors. Celine dress with halter neck cutting and solitaire of gold Naga collection, is an ideal option for you who wanted to look stylish with a traditional touch during your family gathering. The peak and satisfaction of this campaign was happened when Sunaka Jewelry Tamiang collection, which really identical to instrumentation of Hindu ceremony, is matched with modern cutting of Equival jumpsuit from Fara Official! As addition, special handfan from Wiracana make the look magnificence. Nota bene, we pan out to make an ethnical yet fashion-forward look! It is not a must to celebrate Chinese New Year by dress traditionally, but with the compilation of Sunaka Jewelry collection, handfand from Wircana and modish attire from Fara Official, you will be able to presents cheerfulness in unusual dazzling way. (es)

Muse: Cecil - Kontrast Agency (@kontrastagency)

Wardrobe: Fara Official (@faraofficial_)

Fotographers: Agus Kurniawan, Sri Riastuti

Stylish: Tatiana Anggita

Story by: Eliza Saudale




Wall of Fame Wiracana

Wall of Fame Wiracana image

Menampilkan beberapa Artis Selebriti Indonesia memakai Wiracana Hand Fan

Miss World 2013 Official Awards - Megan Young

Miss World 2013 Official Awards - Megan Young image

Miss World 2013, the 63rd edition of the Miss World pageant, was held on 28 September 2013 at Bali Nusa Dua Convention Center Bali, Indonesia.

Miss World 2013 Official Awards

Miss World 2013 Official Awards image

Indonesian Good Design Selection (IDGS) Awards by (6th President of Republik Indonesia)

Indonesian Good Design Selection (IDGS) Awards by (6th President of Republik Indonesia) image

Indonesian Good Design Selection (IDGS) Awards by (6th President of Republik Indonesia) Bapak Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono 2012

During 25 years, Wiracana not only distribute to Indonesia but also abroad to Europe, Asia, America, Africa, and Australia. It’s a proud when Wiracana handfan more and more known by people especially well known people such as state officials and some Indonesian artists even International artist, Anggun, who becomes the ambassador of wiracana nowadays.
Besides Siddhakarya, award in the field of productivity in 1997, on December 7th, 2012, Wiracana also received Gold Award for Indonesia Good Design Selection (IGDS) 2012 from the Indonesian Ministry of Industry presented by President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono at the State Palace, which certainly become a meaningful gift in Silver anniversary of Wiracana that time and The Official Awards of Miss World 2013 in Bali.

Ambiente Fair - Messe Frankfurt 2017

Ambiente Fair - Messe Frankfurt 2017 image

3rd appearance at the biggest Home & Living Fair in Europe

The Secret Language of Hand Fan in Spanish

The Secret Language of Hand Fan in Spanish image

Hand fans are an accessory used among all cultures from East to West. From Ancient Egypt, China, Japan, and from England to Spain.

The hand fan reached the heights of it’s splendor in nineteenth century Europe, particularly in Spain. The first hand fan in Spain dates from 1802 in Valencia and quickly became a must have among upper class women. Fans were hand crafted and hand painted with the most delicate motifs depicted on the garment.

The hand fan is not just decoration, it is a trade mark of Spain, and it became part of Spanish culture, and of course, a cheap way to keep cool in the heat.

The following are the secret language of the Spanish "Abanico"

  • Open fan over the chest showing the design “Yes”
  • Open fan over the chest showing the back “No”
  • Open fan covering one of the cheeks “I like you”
  • Wave fan very fast: “I really like you”
  • Wave fan very slowly: “I am not interested”
  • Open fan covering your nose “I want to see you”
  • Open fan covering your chin “I want to talk to you”
  • Closed fan near the heart: “I love you”
  • Open fan placed over lips: “Kiss me”
  • Close fan waving; “I am thinking about it”
  • Hit close fan against hand “Leave me alone”
  • Open and close the fan: “I am upset”
  • Open fan waving energetically on one side “Don´t come now, other people around”