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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.

Straw plaiting style

2016-01-02 17:03:00

Tang Yunlun, 50, lives in Gaoling village of Lianyungang city in Jiangsu province. He is famed for his unique style of straw plaiting which has been handed down in his family from generation to generation

Traditional Xia embroidery craftsmanship seeks revival in Jiangxi

2015-12-28 17:08:27

Xia embroidery, the fifth renowned embroidery in China besides Suzhou embroidery, Hunan embroidery, Sichuan embroidery and Yue embroidery, is distinguished by its strong artistic and visual effect on viewers.

Elegant Chinese ancient tea sets

2015-12-23 13:59:15

Chinese tea art was born in the Han Dynasty (206BC-220AD), matured in the Song Dynasties (960-1279) and flourished in the Ming and Qing Dynasties (1368-1911). From a simple beverage it became a cultural and spiritual icon, symbolizing a noble character.

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