Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Silk weavers help retain traditional Ha Dong Silk brand
Silk weavers help retain traditional Ha Dong Silk brand
22
Jun '10
With changing times and urbanisations, more villages are turning in to cities, and archaic images of bolt of silk drying on the fields, manual loom and the like slowly turn into history.

But despite this changing trend, Van Phuc silk village yet has skilled and industrious artisans who continue to maintain the reputation of Ha Dong silk.

A renowned silk weaver and member of Van Phuc Silk Weaving Craft Village Association for years, has always retained the idea of crafting new designs in silk, which can maintain the conventional features of Van Phuc silk and also simultaneously satisfy customer demands.

As per this artisan, silk is linked with the life of every Van Phuc villager, so much so, that every silk thread and the changes that have taken place in the life of Van Phuc people are weaved with historical events.

There was a time when weaving silk in the village was turning in to a dying profession. But skilled artisans considered goods made of silk as works of art and therefore, tried to bring life in to the goods by turning them lively and marvellous.

However, silk weavers and artisans have to face many challenges with the current market economy. In 2006, National Office of Intellectual Property of Vietnam gave due recognition to Ha Dong silk brand as the same is duplicated in several places and it is affecting the prestige of the craft village.

Since 2008, artisans and weavers have been urging the government to safeguard and help Ha Dong silk brand name grow. And in 2010, Ha Dong authorities decided to give out VND 1 million to every power-loom to help households weave Ha Dong silk brand on their goods.

Fibre2Fashion News Desk - India


Must ReadView All

'Requirement of polyester filament yarn is increasing'

Textiles | On 19th Jun 2018

'Requirement of polyester filament yarn is increasing'

The requirement of polyester filament yarn (PFY) is increasing as it...

Courtesy: SAC

Textiles | On 19th Jun 2018

SAC to release pilot of Higg Facility Social Labour Module

The Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) will release this year a...

Courtesy: Ebay

Apparel/Garments | On 19th Jun 2018

eBay partners with Noon for e-commerce sales in Middle East

Noon, the $1 billion e-commerce venture backed by Dubai businessman...

Interviews View All

Top executives
Fashion houses, India

With technology, it has become easier to ensure IPR

Veronique Lee
Modavanti

‘Sustainable fashion is trending upwards, slowly but surely, as people...

Saket Garg
Garg Corporation

The biggest challenge is lack of skilled workforce and competition from...

Anupam Arya

<div>Jaipur-based Fabriclore Retailing Pvt. Ltd. is attempting to revive...

Liz Manning

<div><b>Liz Manning</b>, Business Development Manager at Catexel, has...

Sugandha Bhardwaj

<div>New Delhi-based Brinjal Designs Pvt Ltd manufactures home furnishing...

Paolo Ocleppo
Sandvik Hyperion

Paolo Ocleppo, Rotary Cutting Segment manager, Sandvik Hyperion discusses...

Mark Paterson
Technical Absorbents Ltd

Mark Paterson, R&D manager of Technical Absorbents Ltd talks about Super...

Marten Alkhagen
Swerea IVF AB

Marten Alkhagen, Senior Scientist - Nonwoven and Technical Textiles of...

Divvya and Nidhhi Gambhir
Walnut

<b>Divvya and Nidhhi Gambhir</b> started their career with the launch of...

Jay Ramrakhiani
Occasions Elegance Wear

It is believed that by early 19th century, Varanasi weavers had moved away ...

Igor Chapurin
Chapurin

"Now we can see the Russian trend in international fashion. And Russian...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

Leave your Comments


June 2018

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Advanced Search