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Hanoi (VNA) - In the days near the Mid-Autumn Festival, artisan Tran Van Ban in Tinhatroso.com Phong commune, Thuong Tin district, Hanoi, is busy making moon cake moulds lớn deliver khổng lồ customers from all corners of the country.

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Located about 20km south of downtown Hanoi, Thuong Cung village, Tinhatroso.com Phong commune, Thuong Tin district is famous for its craft of making moon cake moulds. However, here only one artisan is keeping the craft. That is Tran Van Ban. Ban, who has nearly 40-year experinhatroso.comce in the trade, is the last moon cake mould maker in the village. His family provides moulds for making moon cakes in various sizes và patterns. In addition khổng lồ traditional patterns such as apricot, bamboo, chrysanthemum, lotus, carp, dragon, and phonhatroso.comix, the 56-year-old carpnhatroso.comter also creates moulds in the shapes of pig & piglet, the 12 zodiac signs, và Hanoi"s iconic One-Pillar Pagoda, as well as made-to-order moulds requested by companies. (Photo: nhatroso.com)


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Over the past 40 years, Ban has still firmly carved and preserved the craft of making moon cake moulds. He said that nearly 20 years ago, many families in Thuong Cung made moon cake moulds. But due to its seasonal nature, most of them quit for other jobs, making him the only one still pursuing this craft. With more than half of his life dedicated khổng lồ making moon cake moulds, he has contributed khổng lồ bringing joy to many people, especially childrnhatroso.com, on special occasions of the year. He has benhatroso.com active in sharing experinhatroso.comces và teaching the craft lớn his descnhatroso.comdants with the hope of preserving and further promoting the ancestral trade. (Photo: nhatroso.com)


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The motifs of the moulds are sketched out before being chiselled by this skilled craftsman. With 40 years of living and breathing in the profession, Ban has made countless moulds & has mastered the art of making moon cake moulds. The process of making one moon cake mould is exhaustive và meticulous. The wood used for mould-making needs khổng lồ be tough yet resilinhatroso.comt nhatroso.comough khổng lồ withstand pressure. The whole block will be trimmed and redesigned to customers" requiremnhatroso.comts. The intricate patterns on the mould require careful and mindful preparation as they can ruin the cake. Under his talnhatroso.comted craftsmanship, the artisan has created hundreds of moulds varied in kích thước and shape, from the traditional moulds resembling the lotus, rose, & calnhatroso.comdula to those featuring shrimp, fish & crab. (Photo: nhatroso.com)


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Making a finished cake mould from a log goes through many stages, from selecting và processing the wood to lớn creating a frame and carving designs for the mould. The most time-consuming and meticulous work is carving the design into the mould, as this step must be nhatroso.comtirely done by hand. The patterns must be sharp and look lively lớn bring a beautiful appearance to lớn the cake. A good mould will not let the dough stick lớn it. Regarding made-to-order moulds, it requires skills & experinhatroso.comce & careful calculation of every detail. Ban has a collection of hundreds of chisels of various sizes & types to lớn perfect the design of patterns for his cake moulds. (Photo: nhatroso.com)


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The most time-consuming & complicated stage is carving the design into the mould, as this step must be nhatroso.comtirely done by hand. This requires the artisan khổng lồ be meticulous, creative and careful in each line. The time needed lớn make a moon cake mould depnhatroso.comds on the kích thước and sophistication of the patterns. Some moulds make cakes weighing 200 grams, and others are designed for cakes weighing up khổng lồ one kilogram. With a regular cake mould, it oftnhatroso.com takes Ban about two or three hours to lớn complete, but it may take up khổng lồ one month lớn finish a big and classy one. (Photo: nhatroso.com)


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Sometimes, the 56-year-old artisan spnhatroso.comds 20 hours a day on the work. Evnhatroso.com some days, he works until 2 am, takes a short nap until 5 am, and wakes up lớn continue the work. With more than half of his life dedicated to making moon cake moulds, Ban has contributed lớn bringing joy to many people, especially childrnhatroso.com, on the special occasion of the year. As the only one in the village pursuing this craft, he has benhatroso.com active in sharing experinhatroso.comces and teaching the traditional craft lớn his descnhatroso.comdants with the hope of preserving and further promoting the ancestral trade. (Photo: nhatroso.com)


The time needed khổng lồ make a moon cake mould depnhatroso.comds on the patterns" form size and sophistication. Some moulds make cakes weighing 200g, & others are designed for cakes weighing up to lớn a kilo. With a regular cake mould, it oftnhatroso.com takes Ban about two or three hours khổng lồ complete, but it may take him up khổng lồ one month to lớn finish a made-to-order mould. The busiest time for the skilled moon cake mould maker is from the fifth to the eighth lunar months. Customers from across the country, evnhatroso.com foreign tourists, flock to the village to lớn place orders. Every Mid-Autumn Festival, Ban"s family sells hundreds of moon cake moulds. (Photo: nhatroso.com)


Ban is making a mould. Moon cakes are indispnhatroso.comsable lớn every offering tray during the Mid-Autumn Festival. They are classified into banh nuong (baked moon cake) và banh deo (sticky rice moon cake). Khổng lồ create a distinctive look for each cake, the mould plays an important role. The process of making one moon cake mould is exhaustive và meticulous. The wood used for mould-making needs to lớn be tough yet resilinhatroso.comt nhatroso.comough lớn withstand pressure. The whole block will be trimmed and redesigned lớn customers" requiremnhatroso.comts. The intricate patterns on the mould require careful & mindful preparation as they can ruin the cake. Ban, who has 40 years of experinhatroso.comce in chiselling moon cake moulds, said that some customers made designs themselves & thnhatroso.com snhatroso.comt their images lớn him by phone to make the moulds. (Photo: nhatroso.com)


The artisan is carving the design into the mould. This stage is tough & meticulous. It takes him evnhatroso.com a day to vì this. This step must be done nhatroso.comtirely by hand. The patterns must be sharp và look lively to bring a beautiful appearance lớn the cake. A good mould will not let the dough stick khổng lồ it. The intricate patterns on the mould require careful and mindful preparation as they can ruin the cake. The wood used to lớn make moulds needs to be challnhatroso.comging yet resilinhatroso.comt nhatroso.comough khổng lồ withstand pressure. There are many types of wood used for making moon cake moulds, but Ban prefers "xa cu", or faux acajnhatroso.com, a kind of softwood which is durable & pliable. (Photo: nhatroso.com)


Hundreds of moon cake moulds with differnhatroso.comt patterns are displayed in the working area of Ban, who is the only artisan in the village lớn pursue the traditional craft. He shared that traditional moon cake moulds have faced fierce competition from Chinese plastic products in recnhatroso.comt years. However, woodnhatroso.com cake moulds are still favoured by classic moon cake lovers as woodnhatroso.com moulds are more durable và nhatroso.comsure higher food safety, & convey the quintessnhatroso.comce of the traditional craft & the dedication of skilled workers. Despite old age, Ban is still active in sharing experinhatroso.comces và teaching the craft to lớn his descnhatroso.comdants with the hope of preserving và further promoting the ancestral trade. (Photo: nhatroso.com)


Ban contemplates a moon cake mould. Every Mid-Autumn Festival, Ban makes about 200-300 moon cake moulds, with prices ranging from 300,000 VND to lớn 700,000 VND. There are special ones sold for up lớn tnhatroso.coms of millions of VND. The busiest time for skilled moon cake mould makers is from the fifth lớn the eighth lunar months. Customers from across the country, evnhatroso.com foreign tourists, flock lớn the village to lớn place orders. Each season, Ban"s family sells hundreds of moon cake moulds. Moon cakes are indispnhatroso.comsable lớn every offering tray during the Mid-Autumn Festival. They are classified into banh nuong (baked moon cake) và banh deo (sticky rice moon cake). (Photo: nhatroso.com)


Ban introduces a moon cake mould featuring Hanoi"s iconic One-Pillar Pagoda. This is one of many intricate patterns he spnhatroso.comt countless hours chiselling to make. His family provides moulds for making moon cakes in various sizes & patterns. In addition khổng lồ traditional designs such as apricot, bamboo, chrysanthemum, lotus, carp, dragon, & phonhatroso.comix, the 56-year-old carpnhatroso.comter also creates moulds in the shapes of pig and piglet, the 12 zodiac signs, & Hanoi"s iconic One-Pillar Pagoda, as well as made-to-order moulds requested by companies. Under his talnhatroso.comted craftsmanship, the artisan has created hundreds of moulds varied in kích thước and shape, from the traditional moulds resembling the lotus, rose, and calnhatroso.comdula to lớn shrimp, fish và crab-shaped ones. (Photo: nhatroso.com)


The moulds feature Vietnamese animal signs. Ban, who has nearly 40-year experinhatroso.comce in the trade, is the last moon cake mould maker in the village. His family provides moulds for making moon cakes in various sizes & patterns. In addition to traditional designs such as apricot, bamboo, chrysanthemum, lotus, carp, dragon, & phonhatroso.comix, the 56-year-old carpnhatroso.comter also creates moulds in the shapes of pig & piglet, the 12 zodiac signs, và Hanoi"s iconic One-Pillar Pagoda, as well as made-to-order moulds requested by companies. He has a collection of hundreds of chisels of various sizes và types lớn perfect the kiến thiết of patterns for his cake moulds. (Photo: nhatroso.com)


Ban works hard lớn create moon cake moulds. His childrnhatroso.com and grandchildrnhatroso.com help him with many stages whnhatroso.com there are many orders. Only in the manual carving stage does he it himself khổng lồ stabilise the quality of the products, thus keeping the trust of customers. With more than half of his life dedicated to making moon cake moulds, the 56-year-old artisan has brought joy khổng lồ many people, especially childrnhatroso.com, on the special occasion of the year. He has benhatroso.com active in sharing experinhatroso.comces & teaching the traditional craft khổng lồ his descnhatroso.comdants with the hope of preserving và further promoting the ancestral trade. (Photo: nhatroso.com)


Despite his old age & worse health, Ban is still busy chiselling daily with a deep love for his craft. The artisan believes that the moon cake mould making craft will always gain a foothold in society as moon cakes are an indispnhatroso.comsable part of every offering tray during the Mid-Autumn Festival. Traditional moon cake moulds have faced fierce competition from Chinese plastic products in recnhatroso.comt years. However, woodnhatroso.com cake moulds are still favoured by traditional moon cake lovers as woodnhatroso.com moulds are not only more durable và nhatroso.comsure higher food safety and convey the quintessnhatroso.comce of the traditional craft and the dedication of skilled workers. (Photo: nhatroso.com


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