Casting successfully 1 ton version of Dong Son drum

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(QNO) - Phuoc Kieu Bronze Casting Company (Dien Ban district, Quang Nam province) has successfully casted a version of Dong Son drum, which is considered to be the largest in Vietnam and will be handed over to a partner in Hanoi this week.

Mr. Duong Ngoc Thang stands next to the 1 ton version of Dong Son drum
Mr. Duong Ngoc Thang stands next to the 1 ton version of Dong Son drum

According to artisan Duong Ngoc Thang - Director of the company, the bronze drum is 1.35m high, 1.65m in diameter, about 1 ton in weight, and worth 450 million VND. To complete this work, nearly 30 skilled workers of the company worked continuously during 6 months. The complete process to create the sharpest and most elaborate work consumes the most time.