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  • Xuan Paper

    Xuan Paper, with a history of more than 1500 years, originated in Jing County, Xuanzhou in the Tang Dynasty.
  • Hui Ink Stick
    The Hui ink stick is produced in the ancient Hui Prefecture’s Tunxi, Shexian and Jixi areas. It was first made more than 1,000 years ago by the ink stick manufacturers.
  • Jianzhi
    Jianzhi (剪纸) is a traditional style of papercutting in China. It is a popular art integral to everyday lives. People usually use scissors to cut patterns out of red paper.
  • Tipping the balance in favor of traditional craftsmanship
    With modern tools to measure weight widely available these days, craftspeople around the world are struggling to keep handmade steelyards from dying out.
  • Tiger-head shoes and caps for kids
    Tiger-head shoes and caps are traditional Chinese folk handicrafts used as clothing accessories for children. In Chinese culture, tigers are regarded as auspicious and vigorous.
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