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Colorful glaze tenmoku teabowls in Taiwan

2017-02-21 10:20:41

Tenmoku, known for its variability, became widely popular during the Song Dynasty (960-1279). During its heating and cooling, several factors influence the formations of iron crystals within the glaze.

Post-90s paper-cut artist scissors beauty of New Year

2017-01-25 09:39:19

In many people's eyes, 23 year-old Chang Yangyang is unusual compared to his peers. He always stays at home, paints flowers, cuts paper and carries a small pair of scissors in his pocket wherever he goes.

Inheritor preserves old tradition of making Yixing Zisha teapots

2016-12-30 13:51:38

Tea culture has flourished in China since ancient times, and besides tea and water, other elements, like teapots, are also involved in the tradition.

Panda poop paper: A new twist on traditional papermaking

2016-12-26 13:37:54

Panda poop is the special ingredient in a new kind of paper being made in Qiliang village in Northwest China's Shaanxi province.

Create sweet memories with sugar painting

2016-12-09 15:47:51

Story about a 38-year-old man named Li Jianzhong who makes sugar painting.

Chongqing develops 'Tuhuo' paper as tourism project

2016-12-09 10:15:13

"Tuhuo" paper, made of bamboo growing in local areas, requires high standard of techniques through all the processing stages.

History of Chinese women's powder boxes

2016-12-08 08:43:12

A history of compacts used by ancient Chinese women.

Enameled porcelain: Fine arts with royal style

2016-12-07 13:21:58

Enameled porcelain is one of the greatest inventions of ancient China. The production method of enameled porcelain is very complicated and expensive.

Children's toys in the Qing court

2016-05-31 16:50:47

Can you imagine what toys children in the Forbidden City played with one century ago?

Amazing ancient discoveries

2016-03-29 07:00:00

How smart ancient Chinese people were can be seen from many items that have been discovered. Let's take a look at some of their amazing inventions.

A cut above the rest

2016-01-12 10:51:12

Cheng Xiaochun, a maker of molds for special paper, is among the few remaining masters of his trade.

Monkeys on artist's gourd pyrography

2016-01-02 17:12:21

As the Year of the Monkey comes, handicrafts related with the zodiac monkeys have become particularly popular throughout the country.

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