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Boutique Art - B.A Furniture
97 Xuan Thuy, D2 08 6278 9318 828
Happy Valley, D7 08 6674 9193 info@boutique-art.com.vn boutique-art.com.vn
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Traditional Arts

Vietnam’s local artisans and folk artists produce stunningly ornate work, be it lacquer ware, block prints, silk paintings or calligraphy. Since the 1960s, the ancient practice of embroidery has expanded to include majestic scenes and detailed portraits. Larger works can take over a month to produce, and subjects include beautiful landscapes, animals and traditional Vietnamese flowers...
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Contemporary Arts

Contemporary art spaces in HCMC are few and far between. However, this looks poised to change for the better which is good news for both artists and collectors. Unfortunately, finding original pieces can be difficult, there is a roaring trade in counterfeit items. The mostly hidden art scene provides opportunities for art collectors to find stunning creations at low prices, and for window shoppers to marvel at avant-garde artistry...
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Lacquer Painting

Nowhere in the world is the diversity and availability of lacquer arts more evident than in Vietnam. With a range that spans from museum pieces to holiday ornaments, it is expansive. Vietnamese people have been processing lacquer for more than 2,000 years. Following a French lacquer painting class in 1930, the art form developed into a technique that combines the traditional Asian and European styles....
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XQ Vietnam - Embroidery Art

XQ Vietnam are known as the masters of embroidery. Their hand-embroidered art is truly fantastic. Created by skilled local craftsmen, the sepieces make great gifts for Vietnamese people, and a meaningful souvenir for international visitors.
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Ao Dai

Translated in Vietnamese as “long dress”, the formfitting, flowing Ao Dai is a long tunic worn over silk trousers. As the Vietnamese say, “the Ao Dai flatters the Vietnamese women’s beauty.” It is the national dress for women and is used widely in daily life, especially in traditional ceremonies. It is actively promoted by the national government. The dress is often called “Ao Dai Vietnam” in government events and publications....
 
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Tay Son Lacquerware

They have luxury lacquer products, sophisticated carved wood pieces and beautiful handicrafts. These have formed the foundation of fame for Tay Son for almost 20 years now ...
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Khai Silk

Khai Silk has made a name for itself in the city and elsewhere for its fine Vietnamese designs. Here you will find elegant clothes and accessories for both men and women. Scarves, ties, cravats, silk bags, ...
 
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Traditional Arts

Vietnam’s local artisans and folk artists produce stunningly ornate work, be it lacquer ware, block prints, silk paintings or calligraphy. Since the 1960s, the ancient practice of embroidery has expanded to include majestic scenes and detailed portraits. Larger works can take over a month to produce, and subjects include beautiful landscapes, animals and traditional Vietnamese flowers...

Lacquer Painting

Nowhere in the world is the diversity and availability of lacquer arts more evident than in Vietnam. With a range that spans from museum pieces to holiday ornaments, it is expansive. Vietnamese people have been processing lacquer for more than 2,000 years. Following a French lacquer painting class in 1930, the art form developed into a technique that combines the traditional Asian and European styles....

XQ Vietnam - Embroidery Art

XQ Vietnam are known as the masters of embroidery. Their hand-embroidered art is truly fantastic. Created by skilled local craftsmen, the sepieces make great gifts for Vietnamese people, and a meaningful souvenir for international visitors.