From Joss Sticks to Gingerbread Houses

Generations | 08:32 mins

We found giant dragon joss sticks, nativity sets and Santa Claus (wearing a face mask!) handcrafted under one roof. Yes, and by the same hands too!

Albert Tay shares the story of Singapore’s last giant joss stick makers, and looks back at the years that passed  – the good and the bad – as he continues the family business right to the end.

What do these craftsmen mean for our local heritage and customs?

📍 Tay Guan Heng 4002 Ang Mo Kio Ave 10, Singapore Order & enquiries:

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