(see also: pakan burung)
" Here, while working side , we can also take care of the child , " said Amirah ( 52 ) one afternoon while cutting the fruit of mangrove Rhizophora mucronata types .
Amirah and other citizens of the Cape Sea Beautiful already seven months into a maker of fruit mangrove batik dyes . Fruit that resembles the stem is cut the size of five centimeters , then cut into pieces .
" After the cut later dried , then boiled and filtered , " said Amirah .
Each one kilogram of dry material added at least one liter of water . Depending on the type of the desired color . Ranging from dark brown to light . Residents obtain training initiated the manufacture of batik dyes and hold PT Badak NGL March Surakarta University , June 2013. Manufacture simple and can be done in my spare time , making these skills a lot been housewives .
" There are four levels of color that we produce , " said Amirah .
Furthermore , the dye that is so packed in five -liter jerry can sizes and ready for sale at a price of batik artisans to 200 thousand . PT Badak NGL distribution memasilitasi also dye to batik artisans group proxies in Bontang .(see also: pakan burung manyar)
" Not bad while idle , can money , " said Amirah who echoed his colleague ( Musk Haryunani )