Sarongs (in Bunong called Nass) are normally a mix of black and red colors and the patterns are humans, seeds, vegetables and dove’s eggs. It has less design (most part is one color, and no design.)
There are two sizes of Sarong, they are 50x200cm, 60x200cm. To weave a Sarong, Bunong people need to spend 60 days. But normally, Continue reading
Normally, to weave a scarf with the size of 20x180cm, 200x200cm, 25x180cm, 25x200cm, Bunong weavers would need to spend 4 days. Scarfs are used in all events and at any time.
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Kong Reng is produced from bamboo stems and a dry gourd. It has six strings. There are two ways to produce Kong Reng. In the first case it is only produced from domestic bamboo stems. Secondly, it can be produced from a 50 centimeter long Pok bamboo stem, 40 centimeters of metal wire and a dry gourd. Kong Reng is played by one person and it can be play alone or together with Rahome and Tetavav song. It can played anywhere and at anytime. Continue reading
The Gong is made from copper. It is a round shape and it has a convex dome in the middle. A set of gongs can be 6, 8 and 12 and they are different sizes. For a set of 6, they need to be played by 6 people. A set of 8 needs to be played by 8 people and a set of 12 needs to be played by 12 people. Gongs can be played at anytime and anywhere. It is necessary to perform a ceremony for them before they are used. Continue reading