The village is where many national treasures were made, including the nine tripod cauldrons, the nine holy cannons and the giant bell of Thien Mu pagoda.

Phuong Duc village,hue city,vietnam craft villages,Vietnam in photos

A bronze casting workshop in Hue (Photo: VNP/VNA)

Phuong Duc village,hue city,vietnam craft villages,Vietnam in photos


Temperature inside the kiln reaches thousands of degrees Celsius (Photo: VNP/VNA)

Phuong Duc village,hue city,vietnam craft villages,Vietnam in photos



Material for bronze casting (Photo: VNP/VNA)

Phuong Duc village,hue city,vietnam craft villages,Vietnam in photos



Carving patterns on the mold (Photo: VNP/VNA)

Phuong Duc village,hue city,vietnam craft villages,Vietnam in photos



Nguyen Van Quy, a skilled bronze craftsman in Phuong Duc village (Photo: VNP/VNA)

Phuong Duc village,hue city,vietnam craft villages,Vietnam in photos



Carving the year of casting on a small bell (Photo: VNP/VNA)

Phuong Duc village,hue city,vietnam craft villages,Vietnam in photos



A mold is made from clay and special additives (Photo: VNP/VNA)

Phuong Duc village,hue city,vietnam craft villages,Vietnam in photos



Molds are dried before casting (Photo: VNP/VNA)

 
Phuong Duc village,hue city,vietnam craft villages,Vietnam in photos


Pouring fused bronze in the mold (Photo: VNP/VNA)

Phuong Duc village,hue city,vietnam craft villages,Vietnam in photos


Soldering bronze (Photo: VNP/VNA)

Phuong Duc village,hue city,vietnam craft villages,Vietnam in photos



Bronze bell - a traditional product of Phuong Duc village (Photo: VNP/VNA)

Phuong Duc village,hue city,vietnam craft villages,Vietnam in photos



The nine tripod cauldrons placed in The Mieu yard, each of which weighs more than 2 tons (Photo: VNP/VNA)

Phuong Duc village,hue city,vietnam craft villages,Vietnam in photos



Straps of a big cauldron was casted in the Nguyen dynastry (Photo: VNP/VNA)

Phuong Duc village,hue city,vietnam craft villages,Vietnam in photos



Bronze products made in Phuong Duc (Photo: VNP/VNA)

Phuong Duc village,hue city,vietnam craft villages,Vietnam in photos



Bronze products made in Phuong Duc (Photo:VNP/VNA)

Phuong Duc village,hue city,vietnam craft villages,Vietnam in photos



Bronze products made in Phuong Duc (Photo: VNP/VNA)

Phuong Duc village,hue city,vietnam craft villages,Vietnam in photos



Bronze products made in Phuong Duc (Photo: VNP/VNA)

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