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Myanmar Tapestry

Myanmar Tapestry Myanmar Tapestry is the genuine Myanmar handicraft. It is gold embroidery and we called ‘Shwe-Chi-Htoe in Burmese. It has flourished since a thousand years ago. The earliest record is Pyu Period of around 800 AD. Myanmar Royal families loved to wear tapestry clothes and accessories. Although the royal kingdoms of Myanmar disappeared, this …

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Golden Rock

Kyaikhtiyoe Pagoda, also known as Golden Rock, is located in Mon State, 190 km southeast of Yangon. It is a small pagoda built on summit of the huge granite rock which is covered with gold leaves by devotees. Its name, Kyaikhtiyoe, comes from the Mon Language and means “pagoda on the hermit’s head.” It is …

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PanYun Myanmar (The art of making lacquerware)

Pan Yun- one in Ten kinds of Myanmar Traditional Arts In Myanmar Traditional Arts, we can basically divide the arts into 10 kinds which are figuratively called “Ten Flowers”. They are the following and the Burmese word ‘Pan’ means as ‘flower’ in English. Pan Be               (The art of blacksmith) Pan Yan             (The art of Bricklaying …

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