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Jasmine Family Lacquerware Workshop

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All reviews family business no pressure to buy small family entire process detailed explanation step by step see photo the main road whole family worth the effort buy something old bagan production cuckoo bamboo village craftsmanship
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We got stopped outside a temple and given their card.. And just based on curiosity, we checked them out. They didn't press us to buy anything, just wanted their work to be seen. Boy, they're good! You should check them out when you're in Bagan!

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 6, 2019

When we got to the place, we were greeted by a member of the Jasmine Family. He explained to us in great detail the process of making lacquerware, and what made their product more authentic, stronger, and world class. He showed to us how meticulous...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 1, 2019 via mobile

This really is a family enterprise. They are lovely people. The process of making laquareware was explained to us. No pressure to buy at all, but why not when the quality is great. Better if you go independently as you get non-comission rates.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 1, 2019 via mobile

Great work and very friendly family!! We found the place and they welcomed us, they explained how the workshop is working and all the processes!! They have nice staff so make space in your baggage!

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 10, 2018 via mobile

The family is kind and they provide good quality althouh they're small business. The location is behind Golden Cukoo

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 25, 2018

You may have seen lacquerware elsewhere in Asia, however, none will appear so uniquely handcrafted with personal artisan touches. Good value as prices are reasonable and products sealed properly to enable entry in to Australia.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed November 20, 2018

The owner's son was very patient on explaining to me what they do and how they do it. It is very interesting at first but it really took a long time for him to finish his speech.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

Visited this shop this morning. We saw the artisans working on lacquerware. This is a small business taking great pride in following traditional lacquerware making. Everything is done by Hans with great care. The owner was very patient explaining to us what they do and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

A family business that is authentic and genuine about their craft. Wim, the owner, took the time to explain the heritage of making lacquer wear in his family workshop and shared about the process and his sources for raw materials. If you gain contentment in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Dinesh S
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

Small shop but indeed the quality is better than other souvenir shops on the street. Not sure if it’s a sales pitch but at least the man gave me an hour long step by step explanation on how to make a bamboo cup.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Response from Dean K | Reviewed this property |
I have done this. Jasmine does have a shipping company but it’s not cheap. When I shipped out of there i used DHL. I had no issues.
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