Retired teacher in HCM City produces festive items from eggshells

70-year-old Nguyen Thanh Tam of Go Vap District in HCM City has created his own collection entirely made from eggshells, including a range of decorative items for Christmas which impresses visitors due to their lively and eye-catching nature.

Retired teacher in HCM City produces festive items from eggshells
The retired teacher puts the final touches on his latest Christmas collection.
Retired teacher in HCM City produces festive items from eggshells
Figures of Santa Claus, reindeers, sleighs, and snowmen are among the Christmas items to feature in his decorative for this year.
Retired teacher in HCM City produces festive items from eggshells
A Santa Claus figure is made entirely from eggshells.
Retired teacher in HCM City produces festive items from eggshells
A unique collection of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs takes up much of his time.
Retired teacher in HCM City produces festive items from eggshells
A Santa Claus figure wears a face mask amid the global fight against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Retired teacher in HCM City produces festive items from eggshells
Reindeers are made from the shells of quail eggs. At present he has created over 1,000 pieces from different kinds of eggshells. Indeed the 2010 Vietnam Guinness Book of Records recognises Tam for his huge volume of eggshell models.
Retired teacher in HCM City produces festive items from eggshells
He spends plenty of time creating figurines made from eggshells, therefore cleaning the eggshells requires a meticulous eye for detail.
 
Retired teacher in HCM City produces festive items from eggshells
He takes his time as he paints small details onto the figurines.
Retired teacher in HCM City produces festive items from eggshells
He uses other materials in order to decorate a Santa Claus figure, including a thin zinc wire pair of glasses and a beard.
Retired teacher in HCM City produces festive items from eggshells
Tam considers creating the items to be a great passion.

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