Van Phuc Silk Village belongs to Van Phuc ward, Ha Dong district, far away from Ha Noi about 10 kilometers. This village is one of more than 1,000 traditional villages. This village is confirmed “The oldest traditional village”. Each month, this village attract from 3,000 to 5,000 tourists.
Scene of Van Phuc Silk Village from outside
Van Phuc is a place with traditional culture. Famous product of this village is “Ha Dong” silk. “Ha Dong” silk is a beauty, soft symbol, proud of Van Phuc people.
Although Van Phuc village besides highway 6, it does not noisy. All activities of people here still have style of countryside.
Van Phuc people proud much of their traditional job. Their products are rustic and simple. The most famous in Van Phuc Silk Village is “Hang Van” Silk because it is soft like cloud. It is thinner than embroidered silk. Patterns of this kind of product are various. They can be butterflies, roses, purple of “Hue”, etc.
Colorful silk in Van Phuc Silk Village
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In 1930’s, there was many developments. Along with developments of technology, silk products are more and more various. Nowadays, there are more than 1,000 kinds of silk with high technique. Products of Van Phuc Silk Village are exported to east of European.
Van Phuc Silk Village has about 5,000 people. They live mainly by weaving. Because of that, Van Phuc Village does not have farmers. There is only handicraftsman. Besides, this village also attract big quality of people in other regions come here to do job.
Come to Van Phuc Village, tourists can hear the sound of weaving silk. To create perfect products, Van Phuc workers conduct complicated process like sewing silk, weaving, stitched sizing, etc. Each step has to follow strict regulations.
Many kinds of silk in Van Phuc Village
Through many generations, Van Phuc silk still keep its own traditional culture. Patterns in products are always symmetric. Workers in Van Phuc village continue improving. Therefore, silks of this village always get the perfection, soft with sparkling color, etc. Beside silks, tourists can choose various products such as clothes, bags, etc.
Foreign tourist is choosing silk in Van Phuc Village
Nowadays, Van Phuc village still keeps beautiful custom. On the mind of Van Phuc people, silk is a result of heaven and earth, talent of people, precious products of countryside.