TAG : pottery

  • Motif & material

    Motif & material

    For one Vietnamese potterer, the secret to great pottery lies in the design and the specific properties of the clay itself.

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  • Stoking the kilns

    Stoking the kilns

    The three villages that long ago formed a pottery triangle in northern Vietnam have each been affected differently by the passing of time.

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  • Terracotta park opens in Hoi An

    Thanh Ha Park, the country’s largest terracotta park, designed in the shape of a potter’s wheel and featuring miniatures of various world wonders, opened recently in Hoi An ancient town in central Quang Nam province. Spread over an area of 6,000 sq m in the Thanh Ha pottery village, the park cost VND20 billion ($930,000) to build. Visitors can stroll around a museum on traditional craft villages, which is also a place for exchanges between craft villages, brainstorming camps for artisans, and displays of diverse pottery products, to ensure the sustainable development of craft villages There are five areas at the site, including a museum of pottery products and artefacts and miniatures of World Heritage-listed sites in Vietnam, including the Hue Imperial Citadel, My Son Sanctuary, and Hoi An ancient town. Models of Stonehenge, the Statue of Liberty, the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the Pyramids, and the Sydney Opera House can also be found, as well as old and contemporary terracotta works.

  • Perfect pottery

    Perfect pottery

    About 200 pottery statues created by sculptor Doan Xuan Hung are on display at the Thap Ba Tourist Attraction in Nha Trang.

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