Dong Gia Enterprise is specialized in handcrafted high-quality reactive firing ceramics. Reactive firing technique bears with it the breath of history and has been around for more than 1000 years. However, it fades away gradually since the industrial revolution.
Benefiting from forty year experience in ceramics, Dong Gia Ceramics firstly installed the workshop in the Mekong Delta with the purpose of searching for natural high temperatures glazes using Vietnamese local minerals on both porcelain and on stoneware bodies.
The current second workshop is now situated in traditional ceramics village in the North of Vietnam which permits to produce the porcelain with a contemporary design for giftware, tableware, tea ceremony and interior decor.
Nowadays, Dong Gia is well-known for its beautiful unique handmade products limited in quantity. The production is under a very strict control to reach the best quality and the original beauty of glazes.
At Dong Gia Enterprise and Déco Objects we pride ourselves on being friendly and helpful. Our staff have enough experience to fill a truck full of Ceramics.
Mrs Thuy Mai is the Owner of Dong Gia Enterprise and Déco Objects. Graduated in Vietnam from Foreign Trade University in HCM city, she had moved to France for 4 years to join her husband.
Coming back from France in 2006 with the dream of making good products from good local material, Mrs Thuy Mai had firstly set up her family workshop in Go Cong Town, Tien Giang Province firstly to research the use of Vietnamese material in composing glaze for the high-temperature province. Thuy Mai had got the third price of Research Tan Lap Clay in developing for making ceramics products in Tien Giang Province.
Her dream is making sustainable ceramics products for everyday use. The brand name Dong Gia means The Home of Occident, was known nowadays by many hotels and fine restaurants in Vietnam as well as overseas. The symbol of lotus with a sunset telling the story of products was born thank to the combination of West and East.
Starting his career as a ceramicist since 1978 aged 18; however, Francois had started to paint and sell his painting since the age of 13.
During his journey of creation, Ceramics gives him the passion of discovering new glazes and form which he had transferred in objects all that he feels of the architect of his surroundings.
His paintings are the joys of moment relaxing and playing which colours.
Both of his paintings and ceramics objects have been exhibited in many countries such as Japan, Vietnam, Germany, Portugal, Egypt, Turkey, Canada etc.
Nowadays, he shares his life between France and Vietnam, he never stops creating for Dong Gia. All lines of Dong Gia’s products, as well as beautiful glazes, are his creations.
Beside that Francois loves to write and he had published 5 books until now in which the book UNDER THE SIGN of THE BLUE DRAGON is one of the best seller books about Vietnam.
Designing, making, and selling goods of timeless design and uncompromising integrity — made thoughtfully, honestly, and with pride — to be enjoyed with the similar intention
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