Making Leather Puppets with Knowledge and Passion
Updated on 28 September 2018
Sagio Puppet is more than just a place for ordering leather puppets. Sagio Puppet is the first place to make leather puppets in Kasihan, Bantul, Yogyakarta that also opens an opportunity to deepen philosophy and technique of making leather puppets.
Sagio Puppet is managed by Sagio, a puppet master who has been more than 30 years making leather puppets. He learned the knowledge of making leather puppets and the characteristics of each puppet from his father (Jaya Perwita) and a senior puppet maker from Yogyakarta Kingdom (MB Prayitno). Deep knowledge combined with passion for leather puppets since he was 11 years old enables him to produce leather puppets of ultra quality.
Yogyakarta famous puppeteers such as Ki Hadi Sugito and Ki Timbul rely on Sagio's puppets. The former presidents of Indonesia, namely Mr. Abdurahman Wahid who likes Kumbokarno character and Mrs. Megawati Soekarno Putri also collect Sagio's puppets. Sagio's expertise made him to be trusted to make leather puppets in Spanish style.
Sagio Puppet sells various sizes of Sagio's puppets at competitive prices. The smallest leather puppet is sold at 5,000 Indonesian Rupiah and the biggest one is sold at 1,500,000 Indonesian Rupiah. One set of leather puppets for a show is sold at two hundred millions Rupiah for golden leaf and fifty to one hundred millions for brown leaf. You can buy those puppets in Sagio Pappet and in some hotels. Other collections such as classical or decorative batik masks and leather as well as wooden handicrafts are also available.
Sagio Puppet also opens an opportunity for those who want to deepen their knowledge about leather puppet. Such materials as puppet philosophy, puppet stories, puppet characters and technique of puppet making will be taught in the course.
Photo Gallery of Sagio Puppet
Leather puppet "Rama Shinta" Leather puppet "Jagal Bilowo" Leather puppet "Kresna" Leather puppet "Dewo Mambang" Leather puppet "Hanoman" Leather puppet "Semar" Leather puppet miniature Leather puppet miniature "Rama Shinta" Leather puppet "Gunungan" Wall decoration "Baladewa" Canvas painting "Bhisma and Srikandi" Canvas painting "Punakawan" Wall decoration "Bima" Wall decoration "Kaligrafi" Table decoration Leather hand-held fan Leather bookmark 1 Leather bookmark 2 Leather key hanger 1 Leather key hanger 2 Leather key hanger 4 Wooden table lamp "Loro Blonyo" Wooden card case Wooden wall lamp
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Place to See near Sagio Puppet
- Kampung Seni Nitiprayan (4.5 km)
- Yogyakarta Animal and Ornament Plant Market (PASTY) (4.9 km)
- Goa Selarong Water Fall (2.7 km)
- Sendang Pengilon (3.4 km)
- Jurang Pulosari Water Fall (3.7 km)
- Madukismo Sugar Factory (3.8 km)
- Curug Banyu Nibo (4.1 km)
- Masjid Pathok Negara Dongkelan (4.3 km)
- Gua Selarong (4.5 km)
- Puncak Bibis dan Warung Bu Yati (1 km)
Note: all distance are calculated over the air.