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.
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.
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 is the special ingredient in a new kind of paper being made in Qiliang village in Northwest China's Shaanxi province.
Story about a 38-year-old man named Li Jianzhong who makes sugar painting.
"Tuhuo" paper, made of bamboo growing in local areas, requires high standard of techniques through all the processing stages.
A history of compacts used by ancient Chinese women.
Enameled porcelain is one of the greatest inventions of ancient China. The production method of enameled porcelain is very complicated and expensive.
Can you imagine what toys children in the Forbidden City played with one century ago?
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.
Cheng Xiaochun, a maker of molds for special paper, is among the few remaining masters of his trade.
As the Year of the Monkey comes, handicrafts related with the zodiac monkeys have become particularly popular throughout the country.