Gresik is not only famous as Santri city, but also the center of sarongs craft. Gurahanyar village, Cerme District, Gresik Regency is the center of sarong craft without any machine tool or ATBM.
Many consumers, both domestic consumers and foreign consumers are preferred to order woven sarong products of Semampir village. In fact, many Middle East people preferred to the woven sarong products of Semampir village. Due to consumers in the Middle East has large body sizes, then the sarong size sold is different than usual. Sarung that sold to the Middle East is bigger in size, has a diameter of 110 centimeters (cm) and 120 cm length.
Sarong that produced using a weaving machine is already has loyal customers in several countries, such as Malaysia and the Middle East region.
Despite located in a village Regency of Gresik, woven sarong from Wedani village has already to worldwide. The village has become a central woven sarong since 1965. Not only the process of making in traditional way, but also the marketing that only relying traders in Surabaya.
Bawean Island Pulau Bawean is an island that located approximately 150 km north of Surabaya, in the Java Sea, off the coast of Java. It is administratively part of Gresik Regency, East Java. It is approximately 15 km in diameter and is circumnavigated by a single narrow road. Bawean is dominated by an extinct volcano at its center that rises to 655 m above sea level. The island is populated for about 75,000 people, but more than 26,000 of them (that is about 70% of the male population) were temporarily…
Gresik This one of industrial city in East Java have borders, Java Ocean in the North, Surabaya in the South, Madura Strait in East and Lamongan in West. Since eleventh century, port of Gresik had become the important port for trading with China, Arab and India. By this trading across international, Islam was begin to spread in Gresik. Gresik nowadays is increasingly grow by the existence of some large company like Semen Gresik, Petrokimia Gresik, Nippon Paint, BHS-Tex, Industri perkayuan/ Plywood and Maspion. Big number of industries gathered at this…