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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.
  • 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.
  • Unique iron calligraphy in Anhui
    With a history of over 100 years, "Wushan Iron Calligraphy" is a specialty of Wushan town, east China's Anhui province. The Chinese characters are cold forged by hands with special skills that can produce the effect of hand writing.
  • Poker-work
    Poker-work can date back to the Han Dynasty (202 BC -220 AD) and once flourished in its court. It was revitalized about 300 years ago at the turn of the Ming and Qing Dynasty.
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