Tenun Songket Buleleng Pada Era Globalisasi
This study aimed at describing: 1) Buleleng songket woven cloth motif as a traditional Balinese cultural heritage, 2) songket woven cloth development of Buleleng in the era of globalization, 3) its impact to the artists and songket woven cloth we produce. The research was conducted in Buleleng Regency with research location in four villages, namely Jinengdalem, Beratan, Petemon, and Sinabun which still develop songket woven cloth handicrafts. Songket woven cloth by the artists as the source of informants were taken by purposive sample, followed by snowball. The data were collected through observation, interview and documentation. Data analysis in this research use qualitative descriptive analysis. The result of his research songket woven cloth Buleleng has a characteristic where the decoration takes from the environment, in the form of plants, animals, and puppet motifs. In its decoration is a reflection of Balinese culture. The development of technology in the era of globalization, songket woven cloth by the artists are required to be creative and innovative in the manufacture of decorative and types of products to meet market needs. The artists not only make traditional decorations, but also develop products bag and slippers. The impact occurs diversification of the type and variety of songket woven cloth created by artists in Buleleng regency. Similarly, the function of songket woven cloth that used in the middle to upper class functioned as a cloth (kamen), changed the function for the fulfillment of fashion.