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  • Classifications of Jade
    Classifications of Jade People believed that jade was the expression of the most beautiful stone. And there are different classifications and types of jades. Generally speaking, jade can be divided into Nephrite and Jadeite. There are more than ten kinds of nephrite, for example Hetian Jade, Nanyang Jade, Jiuquan Jade. An... Read more>>
  • Chinese Jade
    Chinese Jade, Ornament of Gracefulness Jade has a history of more than four thousand years in China. Jade is found contained within the development of religion and civilization, having moved from the use of decoration on to the others such as the rites of worship and burial. Although other materials like gold, silver and bronze were als... Read more>>
  • Zhangzhou Puppet-Head Carving, Folk Artwork of Fujian
    Zhangzhou Puppet-Head Carving, Folk Artwork of Fujian Puppet-head carving in Zhangzhou is a special craft that is found in Zhangzhou in south China’s Fujian Province. The craft can be traced back to more than 1,000 years ago. Sculpting Zhangzhou puppets incorporates the head, limbs, costumes and headgear, but carving the puppet heads is the most re... Read more>>
  • Silk Figurines, Local Folk Artwork of Beijing
    Silk Figurines, Local Folk Artwork of Beijing China's famous silk figurines are those made in Beijing. A silk figurine is a kind of folk cloth toy developed from handicrafts like pin cushions and color embroidery works. In ancient China, it was fairly common for people to make various handicrafts with bamboo and paper. The main materials for... Read more>>
  • Dough Figure, Skilled Chinese Folk Art
    Dough Figure, Skilled Chinese Folk Art Dough figure is a kind of small sculpture that uses flour and glutinous rice flour as the main raw material, plus the components such as color, paraffin, honey, and undergoes control and mildew-proof processing. With the history of two or three hundred years, it is a type of folk artwork with very ... Read more>>
  • paper-cut
    Paper-cut, Traditional Folk Art to Express Good Wishes Originated from the 6th century when women used to paste golden and silver foil cuttings onto their hair at the temples, and men used them in sacred rituals, paper-cut is a very distinctive visual art of Chinese handicrafts. Later, they were used during festivals to decorate gates and windows. Afte... Read more>>
  • Lacquer Engraving
    Lacquer Engraving, Exquisite Lacquer Artware Lacquer engraving is a traditional lacquer engraving technology widely applied on the lacquer ware of the Ming and Qing Dynasties. The method is to coat the roughcast with dozens or even hundreds of layers of lacquer and then engrave on the lacquer ware. The roughcasts are mainly of wood, coated wi... Read more>>
  • Chinese Knot Button
    Chinese Knot Button, Decoration of Traditional Cheongsam As a distinctive feature of traditional Chinese apparel, Chinese knot button is still highly visible on garments like the cheongsam, adding exquisite flavor to the traditional garment. The history of knot buttons can be dated back to the prehistoric era, when ropes were first used as a primitive ... Read more>>
  • Thangka
    Thangka, Treasure Art of Tibet Thangka, also known as Tangka, is a painted or embroidered Buddhist banner hung in a monastery or a family altar. The pictorial subjects of thangkas include portraits of Buddha, stories from the lives of saints and great masters. They are usually rectangular in shape but vary in size, ranging from ... Read more>>
  • Lord Rabbit Figurines
    Lord Rabbit Figurines, Symbol of Beijing Culture Lord Rabbit figurine was target="_blank" title="Beijing">Beijing local culture. With powerful poses, Lord Rabbit figurines are famous for the classic looks and spectacular designs. In the local shops of Beijing, they are one of the most popular products. Appearing in a warrior’s armor with banne... Read more>>
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