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Beijing embroidery shines with new designs

Updated: 2018-06-11 14:47:59

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A model presents a design by D.Rita at the Prince Kung's Mansion in Beijing, June 8, 2018. The runway is a part of "Splendid China: China Intangible Cultural Heritage Fashion Show", one activity of the 2018 Cultural and Natural Heritage Day. [Photo by Zhu Xingxin/China Daily]

Compared to other traditional embroideries, such as the works from Suzhou and Hunan, Beijing embroidery is known for its rich hued colors, descent patterns and luxury decorations. Not only gold and silver yarn, but genuine jewelry was widely used in the latter group.

In 2014, the crafts were listed as a national intangible cultural heritage, and carried forward both inheritors and modern designers.

One is D.Rita, a brand specialized in making couture designs with Chinese embroideries.

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