The gold craft of Hue

Through ups and downs, goldsmithing craft in Hue city has seemed to be forgotten. However, thanks to the patience and hard work of many young artisans, the old craft has been revived and thriving.

The traditional goldsmithing is preserved and developed thanks to many inherited skilled workers, including such people like Mr. Le Luong, a senior goldsmith (Photo: VNA)

The traditional goldsmithing is preserved and developed thanks to many inherited skilled workers, including such people like Mr. Le Luong, a senior goldsmith (Photo: VNA)

The ability to control the temperature of the blowtorch is essential to the goldsmiths (Photo: VNA)

The ability to control the temperature of the blowtorch is essential to the goldsmiths (Photo: VNA)

There are many young goldsmiths and they are considered very skillful in their trade (Photo: VNA)

There are many young goldsmiths and they are considered very skillful in their trade (Photo: VNA)

 
An intricate and delicate shoes laced with silver (Photo: VNA)

An intricate and delicate shoes laced with silver (Photo: VNA)

Foreign tourists visit to learn about Hue craft and jewelry (Photo: VNA)

Foreign tourists visit to learn about Hue craft and jewelry (Photo: VNA)

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