About Batiksoul Guitars
Guitar and Batik are two inseparable words and things, and the two are united in every guitar instruments we produce. Guitar is a musical instrument known by all people in the world. However, not everyone knows the beauty of batik art. Based on this, the idea of creating batik guitar originated by its founder, Guruh Sabdo Nugroho, who came from one of batik craftsmen villages in city of Solo Indonesia, is trying to actualize both things into one entity so that eventually they become a high quality batik guitar for the guitarists or musicians in Indonesia even in the world .We are also expecting to introduce the beautiful art of Indonesian batik culture around the world through our batik guitars. The history of Batiksoul Guitars establishment started in 2011 which was later given a patent name called Batiksoul. Each product is 100% handmade by our experienced luthiers. Each guitar is produced exclusively and in limited edition using wood, hardware and batik motive specifications according to customer’s desires – which in this case guitarist or musician. Batik Guitar Custom not only prioritizes the beauty of batik motif art on the guitar but also the convenience and quality of the guitar. This fusion is in accordance with our principles which are… Sound… Art… Soul… and History. Those 4 elements cannot be separated to be our guidelines as the Batiksoul luthiers in creating an art masterpiece of a Batiksoul Guitars.
The finishing process of batik tulis on each guitar is by means of sophisticated steps because it is using 100% batik tulis canting/handmade. Batik tulis motive on Batiksoul guitars is also performed exclusively, in limited edition and through a complicated means it is because the batik processing should not decrease the quality of tonewood on the guitar. Because of that, Batiksoul guitar is reasonable for you to own as handmade guitar instrument that has high art value.
Started with the passion as guitar instrument and batik art lover, it encourages our desire of Batiksoul luthier to combine the beauty of guitar and batik art as a musical instrument which is bounded up with batik motive. Batiksoul guitar is started by doing long researches and tests for many years until several recent years so that is can produce premium handmade guitar batik with Indonesian batik motives. It makes Batiksoul as the only musical instrument premium with batik motive especially guitar in this world up until now.