Tjanting tool


Tjanting tool

  • also known as a canting tool

  • brass ferrules set on wood handles

  • used to apply wax in making Batik fabric

  • (Batik is a wax resist decorative technique used on fabric)

  • holds and dispenses hot wax , allowing the artist a great deal of precision

  • tjanting tools may have originated in Indonesia, and still used by Batik artist and artisans worldwide