Handmade | Direct from the villages | Using traditional skills | Natural dyes | Eco-friendly


Preserve and promote Lao village crafts, create employment opportunities for villagers - mostly women - and reduce poverty.

Our artisans


TaiBaan works with hundreds of artisans across ten provinces in Laos. Many of our artisans lived through the American War and Secret War of the 1960s, and experienced firsthand the upheaval of the revolution in 1975. In rural areas and among various ethnic groups, craft making provided a source of income and stability.

Their stories (click on the photos below), demonstrate individuals and communities with remarkable talent and resilience.

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