Craftsmen at the Wayang Village Resort
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Tourism helping shadow puppets come into the light

6 March 2014 Last updated at 20:42 GMT

Indonesia's shadow puppets are intricate and delicate, and often take days to make.

The popular souvenirs can fetch almost $200 each, but over the years the number of craftsmen able to make the puppets has dwindled.

Now, one village in Java is looking to tourism to help revive interest in the ancient craft.

Endang Nurdin reports.