Craft Villages in Vietnam

Embroidery pictures in Da Lat

Skilled embroidery artisans also bring out vivid features not possible in other art forms. Scenes such as the precarious crossing of a ferry boat, fisherman gathering near a quiet riverside wharf at dawn, or a lone pine on a grassy hill overlooking a distant village all require attention to the smallest details. Cultural traits and unique characteristics can also be seen in the inspirational needle-work.

Bich Chu Carpenter Village

The village elders usually tell a story to descendants about the village history which was formed since more than 500 years. The Lo Ban patriarch is being worshipped in the village. Through development history, carpentry has been reserved as a treasure from generation to generation with daily improvement. For the time being, there are about 1,000 carpenters in the village

Eye Candy from Cu Chi

An outlying district of Hochiminh City, Cu Chi is known as a rich land. Since long ago, bamboo species such as Truc (phyllostachys bambusoides) and Tam Vong (thyrsostachys siamensis) have served as images of this land as they appear along village lanes and in the daily lives of villagers. Cu Chi is also very famous with many traditional handicraft villages such as the Tan Thong Hoi Truc’s screen village 

Rattan Adventure - In the Arty Central

There is no other place in Vietnam where rattan is so abundant as in the central provinces. Down through a strip of land from Quang Binh, Da Nang, Quang Nam, Binh Dinh, Phu Yen to Khanh Hoa province... is the thick and interminable forest of rattan, brimful of vitality. The rattan harvested and processed here not only meets the needs for the local rattan ware production but also supplies ready

Spirituality Doesn’t Give Way to Kitsch in Hoang Thinh

Archaeologists have found bamboo weaving imprinted on pottery of 6,000 years old excavated in Thanh Hoa. Did Thanh Hoa serve as a cradle of Vietnam’s weaving craft? The present and the future of each person and each nation all originated from the past. With this phenomenon in mind, Thanh Hoa people are always proud to maintain their traditional weaving craft as a precious vehicle