Visiting 500-year-old pottery making village of Thanh Ha

19:43 | 05/12/2019
Over the past five centuries, locals in the ancient pottery village of Thanh Ha have kept their traditional method of making pottery - hand made and wheel thrown.
visiting 500 year old pottery making village of thanh ha
Thanh Ha pottery village is located on the banks of the Thu Bon River in the city of Hoi An, Quang Nam province (Photo: Vietnam+)
visiting 500 year old pottery making village of thanh ha
Legend has it that in the beginning of the 16th century, artisans from Thanh Hoa province settled in Hoi An and established the village. They did their traditional craft and handed it down through the generations (Photo: Vietnam+)
visiting 500 year old pottery making village of thanh ha
The locals use clay on the Thu Bon river to make pottery (Photo: Vietnam+)
visiting 500 year old pottery making village of thanh ha
Over the past five centuries, locals in the ancient pottery village of Thanh Ha have kept their traditional method of making pottery - hand made and wheel thrown (Photo: Vietnam+)
visiting 500 year old pottery making village of thanh ha
The village’s products have been exported to Japan, China and Spain (Photo: Vietnam+)
visiting 500 year old pottery making village of thanh ha
Thanh Ha pottery products are not enamelled and heated by a traditional wood kiln so they have different beautiful colours of yellow, red, red brick, brown, pink and black (Photo: Vietnam+)
visiting 500 year old pottery making village of thanh ha
The craft has been listed as national intangible cultural heritage (Photo: Vietnam+)
visiting 500 year old pottery making village of thanh ha
The craft has been listed as national intangible cultural heritage (Photo: Vietnam+)
visiting 500 year old pottery making village of thanh ha
The craft has been listed as national intangible cultural heritage (Photo: Vietnam+)
visiting 500 year old pottery making village of thanh ha
The craft has been listed as national intangible cultural heritage (Photo: Vietnam+)
visiting 500 year old pottery making village of thanh ha
The craft has been listed as national intangible cultural heritage (Photo: Vietnam+)
visiting 500 year old pottery making village of thanh ha
A foreigner tries to make a pottery product (Photo: Vietnam+)

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