Living TRAVEL - BURMA 1981

Mandalay -Crafts
 


Sequin embroidery for traditional costumes
 

  

Making very thin Gold Leaf squares
 


Pounding the gold to make gold leaf - and below
  

 

Fine tuning with gentle beating
 

Packing the "stamps" of gold leaf ready for sale
 



Repousse of silver container
 

Preparation of raw silk thread for silken garments
 

Weaving silk cloth
 

Samples of finished silk cloth
 


Stone Carvers - and below
 

 

Typical finished stone carving
 


Ivory bead maker
 


Tourists sampling wood carvings

  
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