Mas village is a village special art of making sculpture from wood, although in Bali does not have a lot of wood, and most are still imported from outside of Bali.
The Village of Mas located in the main road from Denpasar to Ubud and it can be reached from various of angle. If you’ve been with Bali Driver I am sure your trip more easily and quickly reach the destination.It is about 15 km eastwards go to the majors road to Ubud from Denpasar town is located very close to Ubud and is consequently of a similar landscape but Mas is not as developed in to the tourism market as Ubud and retains a traditional charm and feel.
Mas is famous in Bali as being one of the main arts and crafts villages on the island. Where Ubud is the village of the painters, Mas is the village of the carvers where some of the most exceptional woodcarvings are produced and have been produced for hundreds of years. If you are in Bali, do not visit the village of Mas in Bali Driver Info is loss coming to Bali.
Mas village it is about 20 km from Denpasar. The condition of this way is well enough and it can be reached by all kind of transport. Mas Village is one of the tourist resort in the Regency of Gianyar. This village is renowned for it wood carvings which made of local wood or ebony wood that is imported from Sulawesi. Mas Village by Bali Driver Guide is one of villages in Bali fundamentally identified as an artistic countryside by focusing in artistic of wood carving
The renowned wood carvers here are the late Ida Bagus Nyana and son Ida Bagus Tilem. Along the road we can discover a lot of art shops that sell many kind of wood carvings. On the left or on the right of the road we can also see ricefields, so we can make illation that the live of Mas people not only as wood carvers but also as farmers.
Mas village is the only village that produces wooden handicraft and sculpture in Bali, then from that Bali Driver Tour moves to this village.
A lot of traveler come to this village every day including guests in escorted by Bali Driver Tour, they want to see or to buy wood carvings and to see the people there, how to make wood carvings.
This Artistic faubourg owns the long history root. The result of wood carving art in this village owns the incalculable and wide dimension like idol for the devoting (arca idol), representative dimension of everyday Balinese social society life (farmer, fisherman, worker, intellectual, merchant etc), the abstract dimension as imaginable of actor imagination which is listening jealously of realness, dynamics and life philosophy.
The villagers are same as villagers at other tourism countryside in Bali that have also experienced the transformation from agrarian society to the crafting society. Even nowadays, it is continued to service society from commerce service until levying service of the souvenir for overseas and domestic tourist.
Mas Village is located in the same area as Ubud is one of villages in Bali fundamentally identified as an artistic countryside by focusing in artistic of wood carving.Mas owns the typical style of wood carving art by placement forward the differentiate synergy the humanism and naturalism. The village popularity as an art village is famed in the national and world level which is not forgetting from the highness name of some maestros which has borne and found the spirit (taksu) and soul. One of the famed maestros who were born in this village is Ida Bagus Tilem, let come and see the production with Bali Driver Services.