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Address: 110 Nongbouathong Tai Village | Sikottabong District, Vientiane, Laos
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Authentic, Lao owned

Our guide took us there when I asked for a place with silk weavings. It's a bit out of town. The ladies were at work and said ok to my photographing them. A lot of skill goes into... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 February 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016

Our guide took us there when I asked for a place with silk weavings. It's a bit out of town. The ladies were at work and said ok to my photographing them. A lot of skill goes into their work. I selected a scarf in the showroom and the sales person was lovely, everything of highest quality. The store is... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2014 via mobile

When you watch these ladies working in this co-operative you appreciate how the end product arrives at its price. The work is hard, intricate and I guess, sometimes tedious. The end results can be viewed and purchased in the adjoining shop. No pressure to buy, it is worth spending a few moments examining the items for sale - they are... More 

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2013

So, we biked out here on what ended up being the long way round! It's only about 10-15min from town (think I've said that about everything..., but it's a small capital) I love actually seeing hand made items being made by someone and there were at least 30-40 weavers here working on a variety of different designs and types of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2012

There is more and more shops in the centre selling silk products to tourists. If you want to experience how these shawls and hangings are made, hop on your bicycle or hire a tuktuk and come out here. In the backyard you can watch the ladies in their looms, and you can imagine how much work and art is in... More 

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Vientiane, Laos
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2012

Phaeng Mai Gallery is a true find in Laos and while it is a little out of the way, it's worth the visit if you're interested in quality Lao silk products. In addition to the gallery/store, they have a whole workshop in the back where their staff produce the silk, dye them in natural dyes and weave them into the... More 

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