Ever Stand Lacquerware Workshop
The art of traditional Lacquerware dates from 11-th Century A. D, the golden period of Bagan. The lacquerware technique starts with a wickerwork of woven, finely cut strips of bamboo, horse hair, wood, essential material, mixture of Lacquer resin with clay, wood sawdust and ash are carefully built-up and finally polished with the ash of fossil wood. The design are then elaborately etched or painted by hand. Myanmar traditional Lacquerware drawing styles derived from severl Jataka stories of Buddha.
Our Myanmar traditional Lacquerware is one of the ten different flowery arts and crafts of the Golden Land, it is the constant source of fame and Bagan is the Lacquerware heart-land of Myanmar. A visit to our land of great charms and amazing art an crafts is not complete without observation of our traditional Lacquer technique.