Attraction Puerto Princesa South Road, Puerto Princesa, 5300 Palawan, Philippines Published on: 13-11-2015
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Why Binuatan Weaving Center is special ?
Binuatan Weaving Center, or also known as Binuatan Creations Handloom Weaving is a well-known handicraft shop that manufactures handloom woven products utilizing Palawan’s indigenous fibers. The goal of the company is to transform field grasses and fibers that can be found in Palawan into useful and functional products. Binuatan is a cuyonin word (native Palawan dialect) for creation. Here, they transform locally sourced materials like amumuting, buri, or abaca fibers into great exported goods like placemats, hand bags, blinds, and other products. As expected, Binuatan Creations is very successful that they get their products exported to other countries like the U.S.A.
What to explore at Binuatan Weaving Center?
If traditional crafts is your thing, Binuatan Creations Handloom Weaving, a family run weaving factory is a recommend stop. Visitors of Binuatan Creations can observe and even experience how the products are made. During the day, this factory is full of weavers working on their loom to produce items that are on display at the adjoining shop. Binuatan Creations Handloom Weaving products include: placemats, table runners, wall finishing & window blinds, key chains, bags, handy bags, notepads, wallets, coin purse, hats, curtains, split curtain, arranged grass flowers and slippers. The prices may be on the expensive side but how it is created and the long process explains why it is so. The hand loom woven products are surely made of high quality too. Every item you buy in this shop is truly world-class.
How to get to Binuatan Weaving Center?
Binuatan can be reached on a hired taxi which will take 15 - 20 minutes travel time from the city proper. The shop and factory is located off the main road of Puerto Princesa South Road on barangay Sta. Monica.
- Really friendly and accommodating people
- Very cool artifacts
- Souvenir items at reasonable prices
- Lots of beautiful stuff to buy
- Nice workshop, very friendly staff
Puerto Princesa South Road, Puerto Princesa, 5300 Palawan, Philippines