Tikog

Tikog blog

Tikog native to the philippines tikog is a reed grass. That grows wild in swampy areas usually in or next to the ricefields.

The leaves are smooth and shiny.It is a slender grass-like pant with stem grown together at the base.

For several days in order to enhance its colors and texture. These tikog stems are gathered, bleached and left dried under the sun.Once dried they are dyed and weaved into various designs of pillow case, hats, purse,  and other home accessories, and the most knowned products that tikog produces is called “BANIG”.