Silver carving is the traditional work of Dzao people living in Ha Giang, which has hundred years of history. At the presence, this traditional work is still preserved by a minor number of old craftsmen in several villages in remote area of Hoang Su Phi, Xin Man, Vi Xuyen, Yen Minh and Meo Vac.
Silver products of Dzao people are of variable: ring, bracelet, gad, bells, necklaces, earrings, etc. These masterpieces stand out from the rest due to the sophisticated silver carving skill of Dzao people in term of shape, appearance, design and unique carved patterns. Silver products of Dzao people are highly appreciated by other ethnic minorities, and Kinh people, as well as foreign tourists.
Casual clothes of a Dzao woman consist of much silver jewelry. When a young woman gets married, their parents buy her a full set of silver jewelry, including necklace, earrings, ring, etc which are amounted for roughly 4kg of silver. Those jewelry are all carved with sophisticated symbols that bears strongly the culture of the local people.
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