Thach Xa bamboo dragonflies
Thursday, 2018-01-18 04:34:26
NDO – Thach Xa commune in Hanoi's outskirts district of Thach That is well-known for the craft of making bamboo dragonflies. Local craftsmen have created lively and cute bamboo dragonflies from simple materials which are souvenirs favoured by domestic and international visitors.
The craft of making bamboo dragonflies in Thac Xa commune started booming 20 years ago which requires the skill and ingenuity of craftsmen.
To ensure the durability and flexibility of their products, Thach Xa villagers have bought material bamboo from Vinh Phuc, Hoa Binh, or Tuyen Quang provinces, which are home to forests of thin, but solid bamboo.
Skillful craftsmen are responsible for drawing patterns onto the bamboo dragonflies.