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Holding a size 12 needle between his left thumb and forefinger, Lim Tian Seng meticulously stitched one Japanese cut bead after another onto the piece of pattern that he had drawn earlier, that is pegged tightly with a round wood frame. To craft a pair of Peranakan beaded slippers, one needs plenty of creativity and patience, ... continue reading »

Peranakan Beaded Shoes

Jun 21, 2013 Author: Emily | Filed under: Photos - Panasonic DMC-FZ150, Shopping, Travel
beaded shoes

One of the dying trades of Malacca is the Peranakan beaded shoes. This is because sewing of the beads is a skill that not many have mastered. It is time consuming and even a simple design may require at least three days, eight hours of sewing a day. One of the top makers of Peranakan shoes ... continue reading »

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