• Zhan Wang: The Soul of Stainless Steel

    Zhan Wang: The Soul of Stainless Steel
    I was not expecting to meet Zhan Wang 展望 in the hall of the studio that day. Like a scholar coming out of his study, he was quiet, natural and calm. It was hard to imagine that this was the very artist who gained recognition in the 1990s working with rock and...
  • Leaf Engraving and Huang Taisheng

    Leaf Engraving and Huang Taisheng
    According to Wikipedia, engraving is the practice of incising a design onto a hard, usually flat surface, by cutting grooves into it. The result may be a decorated object in itself, as when silver, gold, steel, lacquer, or glass are engraved.But how...
  • Xia Changxin

    Xia Changxin
    Born into a family of jade carvers, Xia Changxin at the age of 13 began at the Yuchengxiang Jade Carving Shop, in Beijing, apprenticing under Li yao, a famous craftsman. Xia always copied the works of others and focused on the study of decorative...
  • Gao Xiang

    Gao Xiang
    Gao Xiang was 13 years old when he began woking at Gu Chengzhao Jade Article Studio as an apprentice, and learned jade carving from the famous jade carving master GuCheng zhao. After completing his apprenticeship, he worked with famous craftsmen Liu...