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Second time around

2013-10-17 09:50:24

(China Daily) By Xu Junqian


Of course, learning these "life lessons" doesn't come cheap. One night at the resort could be as pricey as $1,000.

But Qin is confident the rooms will sell for themselves-in fact, he plans to develop similar resorts in the opulent Yangtze River Delta to "make full use of his collections".

To help preserve some of the dying craftsmanship at the heart of his collection, Qin plans to build a workshop beside every resort, having those senior craftsmen showcase how they polish, fix, and restore the rotting wood carvings and other components.

Paying money helps, he says, but paying respect is important, too.

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