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Gao Yuwen: A committed carver on leather wares
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In the Gao's Leather Carving Workshop, which is located on Fengzhu Street in Kunming, artist Gao Yuwen was f...
Dai people's life shown in vivid paper-cuttings
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The paper cutting of the Dai ethnic group originates from ancient rituals, where unique patterns are cut on the...
Silver-inlaid black copper gets ever more popular
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The silver-inlaid black copper is a traditional Chinese handicraft unique to Yunnan. It has a history of more th...
A“doctor” who makes cultural relics travel through time
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"The cultural relics restorers are more than just craftsmen. They must also have good knowledge of science, technology, history and culture."
Gejiu: traditional tin-smithing brought to life
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The city of Gejiu is located in the southeast of Yunnan province. Every weekend the tin ware studio in the Tin...
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In Cangyuan Wa Autonomous County, southwest Yunnan’s Lincang City, there is a Dai village where bamboo is w...
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Student Zhong Xing from art institute makes Jueban woodcut painting at the woodcut studio of Pu'er University...
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Featuring unique patterns and sophisticated techniques being involved, embroideries of the Yi ethnic minority are reputed as the “wearable history”.
Yongzi go-pieces recognised as famous brand of Yunnan ethnic folk arts and crafts
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Recently, Yunnan province announced a list of demonstration villages, leading enterprises, famous brands and demonst...
Huize varicolored copper-wares highlight craftsmanship
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The unique Huize varicolored copper-ware craftsmanship of Yunnan province is recognized as Chinese national-level intangible cultural heritage.
Intangible cultural heritage inheritor promotes traditional Yi embroidery in Yunnan
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Embroidered storage boxes are seen at the workshop "Fangcunjian" in Shilin Yi Autonomous County, southwest China&#3...
Dongba, the paper that never crumbles
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In Lijiang, artisans of the Naxi are passionate about learning and inheriting traditional techniques of making Dongba papers - which have been hailed as paper’s “living fossils.”
Dali embroidery artworks displayed in London fashion show
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A total of 45 Bai embroidery suits from Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture of southwest China’s Yunnan Province...
Handicraft making enriches local females in Qujing, NE Yunnan
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Workshops of textile and embroidery are particularly popular among Women participants in the Tuanjie village of Qujing city. Women from over 160 households in the villages have been engaged these workshops which help them achieve an income increase of 20,000 yuan per year.
Tile cats: Yunnan’s native ridge beasts
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Tile cats, known as “wamao” in Mandarin, are traditional clay roof ridge beasts prevailing in northwest Yunnan’s Dali area. Recently, these gargoyle-like statuettes have been made into souvenirs by Su Longxiang, a native-born clay sculptor, and enormous popularity has been gained among tourists ever since.
Traditional pottery making boosts income of villagers in NW Yunnan
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Craftsman Lhari Xorba works on a piece of Tibetan-style black clay pottery in Nixi Township, the Tibetan Autonomo...
Innovation adds modern elements to Yi embroidery
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In Chuxiong Yi Autonomous Prefecture of Yunnan Province, Yi ethnic group's embroidery is called "fingertip art"...
Xinhua: a thousand-year-old silver village
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Xinhua, as a matter of fact, is an unusual place in which nearly every single household has been involved in the making of silverware for centuries.
Dai brocade: Weaving the memories of Dai people
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Dai brocadeis an ancient handmade craft ofDai people, which is rich in regional and ethnic characteristics. The p...
Int’l ceramists offer suggestions for Yunnan ceramic industry
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Ceramists from Australia, Japan and South Korea conducted an investigation tour in Hongta District, Huaning County...
Every incense stick mirrors the spirit of its maker
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“Incense is something that can always evoke people’s nostalgia, and I believe every incense stick mirrors the spirit of its maker,” Wu Jianyun said.
Cooperative specializing feather art in China's Yunnan boosts locals' income
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Zhang Hua makes a feather patchwork at her studio in Shiping County, Hani-Yi Autonomous Prefecture of Honghe, sou...
Pottery exhibits show Yunnan’s diverse culture
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The Creative Yunnan Culture Industry Expo 2019 opens in Kunming on August 8 and will last to August 12. This y...
Purple pottery: the essence of Yunnan’s literati lifestyle
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If you ever have a chance to stroll in the street of Jianshui, you would likely be fascinated by hundreds of ...
E-commerce helps Yunnan products “go global”
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High-quality coffee, flowers, tea and medicine are famed and representative products of Yunnan province. Recently a...
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