From ancient times, from the time of the reigns of my father used stones to build the palace, the great royal. Based on the characteristics and nature of the stone is hard and easy to build, carved, engraved along with the characteristics of the area has many rocks surrounding it where it has gradually built up Ninh Van handicraft village where Recreate the ancient culture of the Vietnamese.
Ninh Van is a mountainous commune located in the southwest of Hoa Lu district, Ninh Binh province. Ninh Binh city center range of 7.5 km. The villages of Duong Thuong, Duong Ha, Xuan Vu in Ninh Van have been recognized as traditional handicraft village in Ninh Binh.
The customs and culture of the religion, the culture is the hand of artisans reproduce a sharp and subtle on each pattern pattern in the fine arts of the stone village.
From the ruthless stone without the shape, the talented hands of the stone “molding” in the handicraft village of Ninh Van stone that seems to be invisible like that has gradually appeared. The shape of the stone, stone tombs, stone tombs, stone handrails, incense burners, stone letter …, reproduced a culture of our nation.
Following his father’s footsteps, today Ninh Van handicraft village has developed and created many different products to meet the needs of customers, but those products still retain the cultural features. precious of our nation.
The products of Ninh Van fine art stone are ubiquitous: from the monument “Mother Mother” in Ho Chi Minh City, to “Mother Suốt” in Quang Binh province, the monument “Youth “Anti-American resistance” in Quang Tri province, “Uncle Ho” statue in Nghe An, monument “Truong Son cemetery”, “Tran Hung Dao” in Chi Linh, Hai Duong, monument “Hoang Van Thu “In Lang Son, monument” Pac Po “in Cao Bang.
And most prominently, the stone carvings of Ninh Van handicraft village made 500 statues of Arhat to serve the construction of the spiritual park at Bai Dinh Pagoda, Ninh Binh City. The Arhat statues are large in size, over 2 m high, and each statue is a different shade.
Over the past 15 years, the fine art handicraft industry has developed strongly, contributing to the socio-economic development in general and Ninh Van handicraft village in particular, helping to improve people’s living conditions. here. This traditional profession has created many jobs with relatively good incomes for employees and now more and more developed.