Songket pandai sikek is the most luxurious songket in west sumatera above other songket.
Songket is a fabric that belongs to the brocade family of textiles. It is hand-woven in silk or cotton, and intricately patterned with gold or silver threads. The metallic threads stand out against the background cloth to create a shimmering effect. In the weaving process the metallic threads are inserted in between the silk or cotton weft (latitudinal) threads. The term songket comes from the Malay/Indonesian word sungkit, which means "to hook". It has something to do with the method of songket making; to hook and pick a group of threads, and then slip the gold threads in it. The word menyongket means to embroider with gold or silver threads. Songket is a luxury product traditionally worn during ceremonial occasions as sarong, shoulder cloths or head ties.
Genuine hand made Songket Pandai Sikek is suitable for any formal event and party like for wedding party, welcoming country guest.Songket is also may used as raw material/ accessories for your fashion design.