Silk factory in Dalat
Silk factory in Dalat is included in the tour program in this beautiful mountain city. The silk factory in Dalat is not only a place where you can buy magnificent embroidered pictures and products made of silk, made here. Silk factory in Dalat is also a museum presenting real works of art in its exhibition hall.
Silk factory in Dalat: incredible artisanship of Vietnamese embroiderers
Silk factory in Dalat, opened in 1996, offers visitors to admire the incredible paintings and buy your favorite art works or things embroidered with silk. One painting requires up to several months of complex and painstaking work of a master, depending on the size of the canvas and the number of details in the picture. Sometimes a whole group of embroiderers is engaged in the creation of the picture. They can create paintings of landscapes, animals or objects, as well as of faces of people transferred from photos. The bigger and more complex the picture, the more expensive it is. Prices for works can be quite high, but you’ll for sure enjoy seeing these works.
Vietnamese masters embroider stunning paintings with satin stitch; many of the works are double-sided. Thanks to the incredible technique of embroiderers and the huge number of shades that they use, almost all works look three-dimensional. The number of shades of silk threads reaches fifteen hundreds. The girls here create amazing masterpieces with such color palette. Silk threads do not fade and their shades do not lose their saturation. In the exhibition halls of the silk factory in Dalat the works of art are illuminated in a special way to emphasize their beauty.
Silk factory in Dalat: Noble Maidens Institute
The silk factory in Dalat is the place of work of the most diligent and patient girls. Not everyone can get here. Only the girls from good families can work at the fabric. They, among other things, should have outstanding physical appearance and must be well brought up. It can take up to five years of training to learn how to embroider silk, and the embroiderers continue to hone their skills all their life, workin on more and more complex tasks. Some of the girls at the silk factory in Dalat embroider right in the exhibition halls. It can show you in a clear manner how these great pictures are created. The girls are used to the attention of tourists and rarely get distracted from their work or pay attention to the audience.
Walking around the courtyards of the silk factory in Dalat is also interesting. They are decorated according to the laws of Feng Shui. The architects and designers engaged in landscape design, created the factory in a way that each window offers an expressive and beautiful view. In the shops at the factory you can buy national Vietnamese costumes ao dai, national hats, beautiful silk robes, stoles and scarves. All things are very gentle and pleasant to the touch.
The silk factory in Dalat is a place that is definitely worth visiting for those who love beauty to admire the stunning paintings and appreciate the skills of Vietnamese artisans.
The tour to the silk factory is part of the tour to the city of Dalat with Dima-Tour. Write us a letter or come to our offices to see everything with your own eyes.