Tag Archive: Vietnam

Silk Embroidery

Aside from the material’s glossy nature, silk embroidery might be mistaken for a painting at a sweeping glance. However, a closer look will reveal the fine techniques and delicate skills behind every stitch.… Continue reading

Lacquer Painting

Lacquer painting is a traditional technique commonly practiced in Vietnam. The process is complex and long as it comprises several cycles of coating and sanding. The three traditional colors of lacquer painting – black,… Continue reading

Trekking in Sapa Vietnam

Tripping and lumbering down the dirt path, several clumsy slips on the tiny muddy roads, I had an arduous time keeping up with the native guides. A young native treaded ahead of me… Continue reading