Ancient Lacquer ware arts in Myanmar

myanmar lacquer wareThe lacquer has its roots in China, there are three thousand years, and developed throughout Southeast Asia. In Myanmar we ate tree resin is Thit-si. These trees grow naturally in almost all Myanmar entire forests in altitude light. Taking the resin, much as is done with latex, using notches in the base of the stem of bamboo, where small bowls are fixed. The sap of the lacquer has a very high quality of the adhesive and a beautiful shine. It has many qualities that make objects waterproof covering. It adheres to many surfaces, bamboo, wood, palm leaves, metal and leather. Resists insects and flexibility guards at all times.

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