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Nam Dinh, a rice-growing province in northern Vietnam, has more than 70 craft villages. Co Chat silk village in Truc Ninh district is one of the best known.

Traditional costumes of the Lu ethnic minority

The Lu ethnic minority of Lai Chau province have long earned their living by growing cotton, raising silkworms, spinning thread and weaving fabrics.

Weaving silk from lotus

 VietNamNet Bridge – The fine strands that can be extracted from the delicate lotus flower have the potential to be combined with the silk produced by worms.

Traditional braised fish finds new horizons

 VietNamNet Bridge – At 90, Tran Huu Dat has many memories. And there are some that he cherishes more than others.

Silkworms ‘trained' to weave blankets

 VietNamNet Bridge – One woman's passion led her to achieve what many others thought would be impossible: training silkworms to weave blankets.

Thai Brocade in Mai Chau

 VietNamNet Bridge – Mai Chau brocade has become a symbol of the local Thai people’s culture.