Folk Handicraft


  • Sichuan Embroidery
    Sichuan embroidery is an ancient handicraft handed down from more than 2,000 years ago in Sichuan Province, which is known as "the Land of Abundance."A piece of double- faced embroidery made by Ms. Kang Ning, a master of Sichuan style embroiderySince...
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  • Thangka Center in Shangri-la Protects Tibetan Culture
    Sitting cross-legged on the floor, Dakpa Kelden is discussing Thangka painting skills with his students in his office in a two-story Tibetan-style building.The middle-aged Tibetan man is a principal founder of the Thangka Center and the Shangri-la...
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  • Cao And Beijing Kite
    Kites in Beijing, at least 300 years of history. Qing Dynasty "wins Teikyo age of mind" describes the Ching Ming grave, the millions of people cast kite event. Now, Beijing most likely to see the spring where the kite is Tiananmen Square.Spring breeze, the...
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  • Chinese palace lanterns made for Spring Festival
     A woman paints decorative parts of palace lanterns in a factory in Pan'an, east China's Zhejiang Province, Dec. 27, 2011. Local palace lantern business saw a peak season as the traditional Chinese new year is approaching. The Chinese palace lantern is a...
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  • Dragon decorations greet approaching Year of Dragon around China
    A man fixes a giant dragon lantern in Rushan City, east China's Shandong Province. Dragon decorations are seen everywhere in China for the approaching Chinese traditional lunar new year, the Year of Dragon.Handicraftsmen make dragon lanterns in Suzhou City,...
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  • DIY paper lanterns to decorate your home
     Today is the Chinese Lantern Festival, which marks the end of the Chinese New Year season. In the following report, we'll bring you to Dongzhi County in central China's Anhui Province and learn something about the history and traditions behind Chinese...
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  • Fancy Lanterns (彩灯)
     Fancy lanterns, a special handicraft product of Chinese tradition, are widely used for decorations in the country on festivals and holidays, on wedding and other personal celebrations.On the whole, they consist of a frame made of metal wire or bamboo...
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  • Lacquer ware that 'maddens the cat' - Fuzhou bodiless lacquer ware
    As shown in the picture, “The Goldfish Bowl” is a big basin painted in green on the outer surface, and eight red-and-white goldfishes are painted swimming within, vivid and lifelike. By taking the method of gold drawing, the fish scale has a striking...
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  • Macrame / Chinese Knotting
     With the advancement of civilization, Chinese people used knots for more than just fastening and wrapping. Knots were also used to record events, and some knots had purely ornamental functions. In 1980, some dedicated connoisseurs collected and arranged...
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  • Yutian Clay Sculpture
     Yutian(玉田) enjoys the reputation of "China's Folk Art Town" . Yutian clay figurines, with a history of over 200 years, have more than 130 kinds of animals , gods of longevity , Goddess of the Moon flying to the moon and others in various shapes . Some...
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