Pottery village prepares dragon-shaped products for Tet
As the Lunar New Year, or Tet, approaches, artisans in Bat Trang pottery village in Gia Lam district, Hanoi, are busy crafting exquisite and unique handmade ceramics featuring images of dragons, to meet rising demand among customers celebrating the New Year of the Dragon.
One product, called “Ngu Long Khanh Hoi”, draws inspiration from Emperor Ly Cong Uan sailing on a dragon boat and admiring the country’s landscapes__Photo: VNA
Once modelling is complete, the dragon-shaped ceramics are left to dry in a cool, well-ventilated space__Photo: VNA
As the Year of the Dragon approaches, ceramic workshops in Bat Trang pottery village become increasingly busy__Photo: VNA
Bat Trang’s ceramic items are known for their sophistication, intricate hand-painted patterns, glossy enamel finishes, and easily cleaned surfaces__Photo: VNA
Customers choose dragon and phoenix-shaped incense burners adorned with glistening yellow enamel__Photo: VNA
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