Champassak Handicrafts

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Champassak Handicrafts
Champassak Handicrafts

Elephant Sculptures in Ban Kiet Ngong

Ban Kiet Ngong Village , popular for its elephant rides and treks to Phou Asa mountain, makes small carvings and sculptures of elephants and other pieces for sale to visitors.

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Fish Baskets in Ban Mai Singsamphan

Fish Baskets in Ban Mai Singsamphan
Fish Baskets in Ban Mai Singsamphan

Ban Mai Singsamphan, a fishing village located at the bottom of the beautiful Khong Mountain (‘Fish Basket’ mountain) inside the Phou Xieng Thong National Protected, makes fish baskets which can be alternatively used as containers, vases and decorations.

Giant Fish Trap on Don Daeng Island

Don Daeng Island , located across the Mekong River from the ancient Vat Phou temple, is regionally famous for its giant fish trap.

Mut Mee Weaving in Ban Saphai

Ban Saphai, historically the weaving capital of Champassak and largest producer of traditional Lao skirts (sin), is today the center of trade in Lao skirts and textiles in the region

Silk Weaving on Don Kho

Silk Weaving on Don Kho
Silk Weaving on Don Kho

Don Kho is one of the most important places for traditional silk weaving in Champassak Province , if not the southern region of Laos , and creates spectacular patterns such as the Moon pattern.

Weaving in Ban Phia Fai

Ban Phia Fai village (also known as Pathoumphone) in Champassak Province is known for its unique patterned weavings, including the mak chap thaeo pattern, mak chap waan pattern and the nok khu pattern.

Wood & Stone Sculptures in Ban Nong Bueng

Wooden and stone sculptures of varying sizes and shapes are produced by hand in this ethnic Ta Oy village, Ban Nong Beung.