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Silver-inlaid black copper gets ever more popular

Updated:2020-01-15 17:25:31   China · Yunnan

The silver-inlaid black copper is a traditional Chinese handicraft unique to Yunnan. It has a history of more than 300 years.

The objects are inlaid with either gold or silver, but the silver-inlaid black copper is more popular because of the sharp contrasts. In the past, most silver-inlaid black copper objects were stationeries. 

Today, craftsmen have created curios, ornaments, accessories and objects for daily use that are hailed by customers. In 2011, silver-inlaid black copper was inscribed on the third list of national intangible cultural heritage. 

(Spring City Evening News; Online photos) 

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