Making intricate umbrellas by Sita Gramich (2 images)

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Finishing touches are made to hand-crafted umbrellas created from bamboo and paper in Bogor, Indonesia. The images were taken by Sita Gramich from Jakarta, Indonesia.

The 57 year old said: “The manufacture of decorative parasols is an old custom in this region. They are known locally as ‘payung geulis’ which translates to ‘beautiful umbrella’ in Sundanese.

“They are made to order for locals and tourists and while not used every...
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