Bamboo and rattan craft villages formed and developed in Vietnam for thousands of years. Experiencing many up-and-down processes of development, bamboo and rattan craft products have been expanding and affirming a certain position in the consumer market.
Currently, bamboo and rattan craft products account for the great export value in the total value of Vietnamese handicrafts. These products are familiar by many foreign customers, especially Japan, the US, Spain, and Russia. Along with the process of international trade integration, the bamboo and rattan industry has also made strong changes and achieved many successes. Therefore, have you ever wondered where the most famous bamboo and rattan villages in Vietnam are? Let us list the top six most famous villages of bamboo and rattan craft products in Vietnam:
Phu Vinh bamboo and rattan craft village
Phu Vinh is one of the eldest craft villages in Vietnam, which were from the 17th century. The craft village is located in Phu Nghia commune, Chuong My District, Hanoi Capital. The village is famous for its beautiful and delicate bamboo and rattan products, with hundreds of different designs and varieties. This is also a tourist destination that many tourists coming to.
With skillful workers, bamboo and rattan craft products have combined both traditional and modern colors with their own unique characteristics. Not only making daily items such as trays, plates, baskets, baskets, etc., people here also show their talents in beautiful souvenirs that require high technology such as photo frames, furniture, and portrait paintings.
With their creativity and ingenuity, people here have produced countless types of simple and rustic rattan and village-style products. By their skillful hands, the craft village has developed and built many establishments in the district to create more jobs for workers. Passion and love for traditional craft have been shown on each product of the craftsmen. Therefore, those products have been present in many countries around the world.
Tang Tien rattan and bamboo craft village
Tang Tien bamboo and rattan craft village located in Bac Giang province, which established and developed for more than 300 years. The craft village is famous for its high-quality products such as cushions, pillows, bags, blinds, etc. The products of the craft village are carefully kept by artisans and do not have termites or color fading. It is that quality that helps the brand of Tang Tien craft village be trusted by users.
For a long time, the peaceful village has been the destination of many traders and foreign tourists who have an interest and love for bamboo and rattan products. That is why bamboo and rattan craft products here are constantly reaching out to all over Asia, Europe, America and Africa. Not only has a long-standing tradition and beautiful products, but increasingly diverse designs have brought bamboo and rattan products to customers who love environmental-friendly products.
Not only has a long-standing tradition and beautiful products, but increasingly diverse designs have brought bamboo and rattan products to customers who love environmental-friendly products.
Ninh So bamboo and rattan craft village
Ninh So is one of the long-standing traditional craft villages of Thuong Tin hometown. The craft village was also formed a long time ago and can be considered the earliest in Hanoi today. Ninh So bamboo and rattan village is famous for items, which are familiar with farmers, such as baskets to catch fish.
The intelligence and creativity of people here have helped them to have a fuller life thanks to the production of shrimp and fish caught every day during the country’s turmoil and renovation. However, the country is on the development, new production technologies have been put into use, but those items are still useful for farmers in difficult economic areas.
Since the 20s of the twentieth century, many artisans of Ninh So bamboo village have their products displayed at domestic art fairs. In 1931, bamboo and rattan craft products of Ninh So village were displayed at the handicraft exhibition in Paris, France. Nowadays, these products have exported to several countries in Asia and Erope.
Ngoc Dong bamboo and rattan craft village
Ngoc Dong village, where there is a traditional bamboo and rattan craft, has been on the development. This is a fairly long-standing craft village in Vietnam with products made from rattan and jasmine trees. Deriving from these two plants, skillful artisans have produced products such as rattan chairs, jars, plates, bowls, etc. with many different designs and types.
The bamboo and rattan craft has brought people here a more stable and prosperous life. It can be said that Ngoc Dong is the most famous place for slanting rattan products, by skewing the yarns. The rattan is linked with the bamboo to create very durable products that does not deform in all different weather conditions.
Lien Khe bamboo and rattan craft village
Lien Khe is one of the famous export bamboo and rattan craft villages in Vietnam. At the beginning, the craft village was still quite difficult and likely impossible to survive. However, it is the love of people here that has helped the craft village survive and develop, multiplying with many small establishments.
Currently, Lien Khe bamboo and rattan products are developing strongly day by day, becoming a familiar brand in the decoration of interior spaces with Vietnamese culture. Rattan and bamboo products from Lien Khe village have exported to many countries such as Japan, Korea, USA.
For the first time participating in Hue Traditional Craft Festival 2019, the village would bring many beautiful design products such as: food trays, umbrella boxes, racks, flower pots, baskets containers, paper boxes…
Bao La bamboo and rattan craft village
Originating as a small and outdated village when it specialized in knitting household rattan and bamboo products, Bao La village has magical developing steps when creating useful handicraft products not only for Vietnamese people but also expanding to the world market.
Bao La village is a traditional craft village, which formed and developed over 600 years in Thua Thien – Hue. The village has been creating regular jobs for local bamboo and rattan production households. Baskets are the main products of Bao La craft village for generations. They are familiar with farmers in harvesting days.
Vietnamese source: https://ttv.com.vn