HT5110 bamboo lacquer bowl
Our new bamboo lacquer bowl collection is perfect for all of your dining and entertaining needs. Beautifully designed in eye-catching colors and unique finishes, our bowls will brighten up your home décor. You can mix and match bowls of various shapes and size to suit your personal style. Now featuring a Luxe Collection of high-end styles ranging from casual to upscale to suit all types of entertaining
Item code: HT5110
Coiled lacquer bamboo bowls, made in Vietnam – Ha Thai lacquer factory in Hanoi
HT5110 bamboo lacquer bowl
Our new bamboo lacquer bowl collection is perfect for all of your dining and entertaining needs. Beautifully designed in eye-catching colors and unique finishes, our bowls will brighten up your home décor. You can mix and match bowls of various shapes and size to suit your personal style.
Modern design meets traditional bamboo craftsmanship with bowl collection. Each of these serving bowls is made from bamboo coiled and shaped by hand. The bowls are applied with multiple layers of a natural lacquer, and then finished with a durable food-safe lacquer. Lightweight and strong, this salad bowl gets comments on any table.
Cat Dang Hamlet, Yen Tien Commune, Y Yen District, Nam Dinh Province is a famous coiled bamboo lacquer village established in the 11th century. Founded by two mandarins under the Dinh dynasty, Cat Dang is a famous traditional lacquer ware village contributing numerous interior products for mausoleums and the Imperial Palace in Hue and Hanoi. Cat Dang is also a cradle of an illustrious craft in Vietnam: coiled (or spun) bamboo wares.
A lot of products for home decoration, kitchen accessories, bath accessories such as stools and tables, decor vases, bowls trays and plates which reflect the soul of Cat Dang people have made deep impression in foreign consumers and continue to develop in the variety with the use of ecofriendly natural materials Luong-Dendrocalamus Membraneceus, Buong-Gigantochloa Levis, Tre Gai-Bambusa Bambos, and Nua-Neuhouzeaua. These bamboo materials are light, strong, soft and cheap, therefore it is gradually replaced traditional wooden materials.
The village products not only become favourite products of domestic consumers but also attract many international tourists. Importers from the US, Japan, France, UK and Germany highly appreciate those products..
It is not easy to make such “illustrious” coiled bamboo wares. Villagers have to select the right neohouzeaura (a kind of bamboo) not too young, nor too old; then the material must be soaked in water at least six months to prevent insects and for durability. Then the material is split, splints are polished and bent into requested styles, and marble powder and glue are spread to ensure no gaps between splints. Next is a drying process, then grinding for a suitable thickness and a smooth surface.
Product decoration is an art of a superb implementation, a painting art for creating vignettes or various decorative colors. The main material for painting is polyurethane, water-based paint with some production units using natural paints such as Vietnamese lacquer or cashew nut as well. According to master craftsmen in the village, paint preparation and spraying are the most difficult stages. Secrets of the trade are maintained in these stages. Many apprentices from other regions come to Cat Dang but the results of their painting technique aren’t comparable with those of Cat Dang villagers. Notably, Cat Dang villagers have a secret treatment to preclude deterioration because of rain; their coats of paint will not fade while others must wait for the sun to re-paint. Many master craftsmen of Cat Dang village have opened vocational training in different regions, and they are famous throughout as the supreme talents of Cat Dang village.
After many carefully-controlled and elaborate steps at households in Cat Dang village, the nearly-accomplished products will undergo a process of fixing, checking the quality and packaging at Ha Thai Co.,LTD. workshop. The finished product will meet the needs of customers and just wait for exporting abroad.
Although passed through a number of ups and downs, the talent and creativity of Cat Dang villagers continued shining consistently in the cooperation with Ha Thai bamboo lacquer Co., LTD. Lacquer wares of coiled bamboo with outstanding properties such as lighter, cheaper, and better quality product have attracted many customers and been exported to many countries. Thanks to the support of Ha Thai Co.,LTD., the village products have been introduced to the US , EU importers and have taken part in exhibitions and fairs within and outside the country.
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