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TRAVEL Jepara carving
Jepara carving industry activities have been initiated since the 7th century when Queen Shima ruled the kingdom of Kalinga, particularly in the shipbuilding and traditional houses. Followed the 16th century – the 17th century, during Queen Kalinyamat governance, Jepara glories of the world of carpentry experience. During the Dutch colonization of the 16th century, production of Jepara carving style reforms have good art from China, India, Arab, Western Europe and force native to Indonesia.
In the 19th century furniture industry experienced a significant dinamition, especially after RA Kartini of Jepara promote craft industry products all over the world. Kartini is a heroine who was known to be persistent introduce carvings skills of the craftsmen Jepara broadly in order to be offered on the day of the marriage of Queen Wilhelmina. In addition, the RA Kartini also introduce Jepara carving through West en Oost institution that serves to help market the work of the craftsmen Jepara carving. As the daughter of the Duke Ario Sostroningrat RM, Regent of Jepara in the period 1881, Kartini has the opportunity to introduce carvings Jepara abroad. Through her friends in Holland, RA Kartini submitting his sculpture that serves as a form of wood carving products souvenir: Sewing Chest, Place the envelope, and items carved souvenir others.