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Shwe la Yaung Lacquer Ware Workshop

| New Bagan, Bagan, Myanmar
106165353
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Skilled Workmanship

Extremely interesting to see how these products are made and the time involved, which makes them so... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2018
Denstrip
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Brisbane, Australia
Very interesting

Ask your guide to take you there. It is really ineresting and you'll get full explanations of how... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2018
Emil-Nistor
,
Bucharest, Romania
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“whole process” (3 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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| New Bagan, Bagan, Myanmar
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106165353
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

Extremely interesting to see how these products are made and the time involved, which makes them so expensive. Beware of buying from any other source as there are a lot of fakes around so if you want the real deal buy direct. The staff were...More

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Reviewed 26 March 2018

Ask your guide to take you there. It is really ineresting and you'll get full explanations of how the products are made. Only take care - the prices are higher than those in the shops on Bagan Airport and Yangon Airport for the same products...More

Thank Emil-Nistor
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Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

The father's of the actual seller was photografed by National Geographic at 70's and this fact is a proud for the son, that shows the old magazine a bit screwed up. "This shop and knowledge are at my family for three generations." Although I forgot...More

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Reviewed 24 October 2017

Family owned business, very clean, excellent workers great souvenir shop. You see the stages of lacquer wear from the bamboo making to 14 layers of lacquer then the ladies etch out the designs. So intricately done.

Thank Denise K
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Reviewed 24 August 2017

I was here to see how to make Lacquer ware process and shop staff tells me in good English. the product is very expensive due to the process and raw material price. It is recommended place to be here for seeing the process and have...More

Thank Sigitpramono
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Reviewed 6 August 2017

We went here as part of a tour. It was fascinating to hear and see all steps in the production of Lacquer Ware at close range and then to be able to browse a large range of products varying in price from cheap to very...More

Thank donandkeo
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Reviewed 19 July 2017

When you see just much work and how many steps are involved in making Lacquer Ware you can understand why it is quite expensive. Even more so when they include the Gold Leaf. I was even lucky enough to get my Myanmar Birth Zodiac Animal...More

Thank Adrian T
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Reviewed 8 June 2017

Had no idea how lacquer was made...facinating process and amazing craft...worth a visit and maybe a purchase.

Thank Patpv
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Reviewed 1 June 2017

If you are interested in how Bagan people made Lacquerwares, this is the place to visit and study, recommended

Thank Wanna M
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Reviewed 12 May 2017

The shop has been running for 3 generations and all lacquerware is made from bamboo, enhanced and dried after application of various coats, then thouroughly hand crafted. The owner appears to be really genuine and passionate about lacquerware, and will start with an introduction about...More

Thank Kiu H
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