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By , Monday, Mar 5, 2007, 1:20 PM

$3 Figurine It takes about three hours to handcraft a 2.5-inch-long turtle, using tiny pieces of rolled-up paper and glue in a process known as quilling—a centuries-old European pursuit that became popular in Hanoi the 1980s.

(Levi Brown)

Minneapolis - May 2010 issue

Hanoi - February 2010 issue

Johannesburg - November 2009 issue

Tokyo - June 2009 issue

St. Petersburg - April 2009 issue

Queenstown - December 2008/January 2009 issue

Kraków - November 2008 issue

Tegucigalp - September 2008 issue

Tunis - July/August 2008 issue

Quito - June 2008 issue: web exclusive

Bangkok - June 2008 issue

Mexico City - May 2008 issue

Shanghai - February 2008 issue

Florence - June 2007 issue

Cartagena - May 2007 issue

Uganda - April 2007 issue

Addis Ababa - September 2006 issue

Nevis - July/August 2006 issue

Riga - June 2006 issue

Philadelphia - May 2006 issue

Ljubljana - February 2006 issue

Cuzco - November 2005 issue

Seoul - July/August 2005 issue