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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.

Gifts of love in ancient China

2015-08-20 13:54:21

Here are some classic gifts for lovers during ancient times. Check it out and it may provide you with unique gift ideas.

Traditional woodblock printing declining in Fujian

2015-08-12 15:07:46

Jianyang was historically one of the three main printing centers, but now the art of traditional woodblock printing is slowly declining.

Ancient wood-cut toys still popular in Southern Shandong

2015-08-11 07:00:00

Tancheng wood-cut toys are a traditional handicraft, originating in Southern Shandong province. Its long history is also rich in local flavor.

Traditional oil paper umbrellas shine in modern age

2015-08-07 09:56:41

Although oil paper umbrellas have lost their practical function today, they are still attracting modern customers in another way.

Craftsmen make paper-cuttings in Hebei of North China

2015-07-30 16:07:45

Having a history of more than 300 years, the paper-cutting handicraft in Qiaozhangzi Village of Chengde city, Hebei province, dates back to the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) and have sold art works to 40 countries and regions.

The last of Kashgar potters

2015-07-29 15:17:16

Anwar Ali began to learn Uygur pottery from his father when he was only seven years old. Now, at 48, he and his brother could be the final inheritors of the family business.

Heritage of Hunan crafts

2015-03-09 07:40:00

Central China's Hunan province is creating its own unique mark on the map of the nation's cultural centers with traditional arts and crafts.

Overglazed porcalains

2015-01-22 10:54:28

There is much confusion over the meaning of the terms when referring to Chinese porcelain. Here are some ways to determine whether a ware is doucai, wucai, Famille-rose or enamel.

Chinese mouth organs

2014-12-01 14:08:10

Also known as "harmonica" or "bamboo reed", Chinese mouth organ is a folk musical instrument enjoyed a long history.

Silver Ornaments of the Miao Ethnic Group

2014-12-01 14:08:10

The Miao ethnic group's silver ornaments are second to none, both in terms of quantity and variety.

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