Van Phuc silk went into poetry as a beautiful feature of national culture. An indispensable traditional cultural symbol of Hanoi's past and present.
History of Van Phuc silk village and silk weaving
Van Phuc silk village is a famous silk weaving village in many years.
Weaving profession in Van Phuc was present thousands of years ago and increasingly affirmed reputation. Formerly feudal kings, especially under the Nguyen Dynasty, Van Phuc silk (Ha Dong) dedicated to sewing clothes for kings, mandarins in the court.
The reputation has been further affirmed and widespread because Van Phuc silk is handcrafted by the skilled craftsmen, including many elaborate stages such as silk, lace, weaving, stretch. The motifs are very meticulous and sophisticated , each silk strip is a masterpiece containing the heart and soul of each artist.
Van Phuc silk is not only famous in our country but also famous in abroad and the French is considered Van Phuc silk is the most sophisticated product in Indochina (1931) .
Characteristics of Van Phuc silk
Van Phuc silk village still retains the inherent characteristics of the countryside of Vietnam
The products which are made from Van Phuc silk are very diverse, rich as the brocade, satin,... Van Phuc silk is famous for its excellent quality, made from 100% natural silk thread. Therefore, the color is very soft and soft. Decorative patterns on silk are very meticulous, not sophisticated, colorful but still looks noble.
At present, the Van Phuc silk village has become a popular tourist destination in Hanoi, where visitors will discover how to make traditional silk and dazzling fine products, buy souvenir items, the items which are made from Van Phuc silk cost from 500 thousand Dong to several million or more, the product is in a perfect quality, always satisfying all the most difficult visitors.
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Van Phuc silk today
Throughout the ups and downs of the history, the development of the country, the industrialization - modernization, Van Phuc silk also changed a little more but still retain the traditional antiquity with wells, Banyan trees courtyard from ancient times and become an indispensable cultural tourism destinations of Hanoi past and present.
Today, with the development of the market, as well as the modern garment industry. Van Phuc silk has always affirmed its foothold, especially for those who love and know silk. Van Phuc silk village has become and will become an irreplaceable destination whenever silk is mentioned.