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Etles silk production craft revived in Xinjiang

2017-08-15 10:47:58

Etles silk, with a history of more than 1,000 years, is regarded as the witness of the cultural mixture between China and the neighboring countries. It demonstrates a perfect combination of Chinese silk production technique and patterning of surrounding Central Asian countries.

Ancient Tangsancai glimmers in modern time

2017-08-15 10:34:50

The Nanshishan village in Luoyang city of Central China's Henan province is regarded as the No 1 village of China's Tangsancai culture.

Passing on snuff bottle art skills

2017-07-24 10:32:54

Chinese artist Dong Xue has been painting the interiors of snuff bottles for 40 years.

Miao craftsman passes on Manggao mask-making techniques

2017-07-24 13:30:08

Manggao is a legendary god in the Miao culture, who drives out evil spirits and brings good fortune.

Old customs need injection of new blood

2017-07-21 07:58:05

Aniwar Ali's house sits on the edge of a 40-meter-high loess platform overlooking the Tuman River in Kashgar city, Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region.

Ink-making artist Chen Jhun-Tien in SE China

2017-06-30 14:02:22

Inheritor Chen Jhun-Tien makes ink at his studio in New Taipei of Southeast China's Taiwan, June 29, 2017.

Workshop of unburned earthenwares in China's Jingdezhen

2017-06-28 14:01:08

Craftsman Zhang Sanshi makes a porcelain body at a workshop at Jingdezhen, East China's Jiangxi province, June 26, 2017.

Handicrafts made in E China's Shandong

2017-06-16 09:45:25

A handicraftsman works on shoe pads in Laopohe village in Yiyuan county, East China's Shandong province, June 15, 2017. [Photo/Xinhua]

In pics: Technique of China's traditional shoes making

2017-03-16 11:36:29

The technique of traditional shoes making is the intangible cultural heritage of Lishui city in Zhejiang. The booming rural e-commerce has played a positive role in promoting these cloth shoes to consumers outside the county.

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.

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