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Man keeping traditional brick-making craft alive

With a love for traditional craft, Dang Uyen from the former imperial city of Hue in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue has researched and produced glazed ceramic tiles using royal techniques from the Nguyen Dynasty (1802 – 1945), contributing to the supply of materials for the repair and restoration of relics in the Complex of Hue Monuments.

With a love for traditional craft, Dang Uyen has contributed to preserving and developing the profession of Hue royal tile-making.

Dang Uyen, traditional brick-making craft, love for traditional craft, glazed ceramic tiles, royal techniques, Nguyen Dynasty

Dang Uyen has special love for traditional craft.

Dang Uyen’s ancient ceramic tile workshop contributes to preserving and developing the profession of Hue royal tile-making.

Production stages are carried out carefully and meticulously. 

Dang Uyen, traditional brick-making craft, love for traditional craft, glazed ceramic tiles, royal techniques, Nguyen Dynasty

Different stages of royal brick and tile-making.

The use of yellow and green ceramic glazed tiles laid in a Yin-Yang style in maintenance and repair has returned shimmering and magnificent beauty to the architectural works of the Nguyen Dynasty.

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Source: VNA

Dang Uyen, traditional brick-making craft, love for traditional craft, glazed ceramic tiles, royal techniques, Nguyen Dynasty
 
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