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On Hanoi’s blacksmith street a lone forge burns bright

On Hanoi’s blacksmith street a lone forge burns bright

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by January 6, 2017 Pacific News, Regional News

 

 

Hanoi (AFP) – Sitting before a bright orange flame, Vietnamese blacksmith Nguyen Phuong Hung prods a fire pit with a long metal rod before he hammers, bends and contorts glowing steel into a giant drill bit.

Hung, who toils away in his tiny corner stall in downtown Hanoi, is the last remaining blacksmith on Hanoi’s Lo Ren street, named after the masters of metal it was once known for. We’re sorry. You don't have permission to access this page. Please sign up to have full access to this page.

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