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Master of handicraft weaves his magic in city park

2015-10-06 08:30:05

After cutting a palm leaf into three pieces and knotting them together, Hu Licheng quickly weaved the stomach of a cricket. "Hold this for me," he said as he handed the partly-finished handicraft to a boy near the gate of Jing'an Park in Shanghai. He then made the cricket's head and wings.

Breath of fresh air for a 'living fossil'

2015-09-07 09:19:40

Mulberry paper making is a traditional handicraft of the Uyghur people in China's Xinjiang. It is handmade and today only a few families still produce it.

Xinjiang keeps the traditional way of making Atlas silk

2015-09-05 07:28:59

As a traditional handicraft of the Uygur people in Xinjiang, the making of Atlas silk has a long history of more than 1,000 years.

Crewel needles made with traditional techniques in Shanxi

2015-09-26 14:38:44

Pei Xiangnan, 66, is the eighth successor of the Dayang handmade crewel needles, which was listed as a provincial intangible culture heritage in 2006.

When Palace Museum meets creativity

2015-09-25 14:10:21

From practical souvenirs to smartphone apps, the Palace Museum has added creativity and innovation into promotion of traditional Chinese culture.

Villager in Heibei province draws paintings on crab shells

2015-09-25 09:46:43

For several years, Du Baohuai draws was deeply fond of such kind of paintings, and finished lots of works on different size crab shells.

Egg-carving LED light show held in Shanxi

2015-09-22 05:58:32

Photo taken on Sept 20 shows how LED light passes through carved eggs at an egg-caving show by artist Kong Bin in Linfen, North China's Shanxi province.

Masters of intangible cultural heritages in China

2015-09-16 15:02:31

On the occasion of the Exhibition of Chinese traditional craftsmanship, masters of intangible cultural heritages brought their unique skills and presented the stunning works to the public.

Paper-cuts: Naoki Terada scales down Beijing in newest design project

2015-09-15 13:10:07

Japanese architect Naoki Terada came to Beijing to collect materials for his project, '1/100 Terada Mokei'. The project will include 100 city scenes demonstrated via miniature paper-cuts of objects that are one percent the size of the originals.

See how magical paper folding can be

2015-09-08 04:41:49

Qin Kun is a post-90s young handicraftsman from Guilin of Guangxi. Whe he was little, he developed a strong interest in paper folding.

Peach pit carving: Chinese folk art on fingertips

2015-08-27 09:36:12

Folk artist Hu Yinsong shows a peach pit carving in Tongxiang, East China's Zhejiang province, Aug 26, 2015. Tongxiang has a tradition of wearing peach pit carving for children.

Return of Madam Snake

2015-08-25 07:13:17

The Chinese fairy tale figure Madam White Snake is back again, this time in two very different guises - one time-honored way, and the other very contemporary.

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