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Huong Canh pottery village

It is in Binh Xuyen district and according to some historical records; it is about 300 years old. Yet archeological excavated pieces of ceramics found in the village are dating back about a thousand years.

The villagers made vases for keeping rice, maize and other grain crops and later on, producing vases for storing water as well as pots for making tea and cooking utensils and coffins for reburial. These products have unique colors of grayish blue, brown and yellow.

Several households from Huong Canh village had used new technology in their production to produce fine arts ceramics products for Tam Dao resort in 2001 with the assistance from the provincial department of science, technology and the environment. The products became popular among tourists and foreign visitors and many orders were made for the products.