A glimpse of Thanh Ha pottery village in Quang Nam
Thanh Ha pottery village, which is located three kilometers from Hoi An ancient city, is a famous sightseeing spot of Quang Nam Province. From Hoi An, tourists can get to the village by bus or boat to witness the unique way artisans preserve the ancient pottery profession. Here are some photos taken at the site by The Saigon Times Daily’s reporter Minh Duy.
|Tourists visit a pottery shop. If tourists don’t have time to make pottery products by themselves they can buy whatever they want at the shop. The shop owner in this photo gives each guest a free pottery animal wrapped carefully in a box |
|An oven in Thanh Ha village|
|From the 16th century, Thanh Ha village has been known for its pottery products. Local people still make their products in the same traditional way as their ancestors before them by molding on a table rotated by other people’s feet. In the photo, the oldest artisan of the village aged 80 shows her skills while talking with visitors |