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  • Ou embroidery: inheritance of a Chinese cultural treasure

    Ou embroidery: inheritance of a Chinese cultural treasure

    Ou embroidery, a traditional embroidery handicraft from Wenzhou in east China's Zhejiang province, has a long history.

    September 29, 2020

  • Ningbo Carved Wooden Gold-painted Cinnabar Lacquer

    Ningbo Carved Wooden Gold-painted Cinnabar Lacquer

    Ningbo Carved Wooden Gold-painted Cinnabar Lacquer, a traditional art form dating back to the Tang Dynasty (618-907), is a national-level intangible cultural heritage item.

    September 24, 2020

  • Yueqing boxwood carving

    Yueqing boxwood carving

    Yueqing boxwood carving, along with Dongyang wood carving and Qingtian stone carving, is one of the three most famous traditional types of carving in East China's Zhejiang province.

    September 24, 2020

  • Giving lacquerware a new shine

    Giving lacquerware a new shine

    These somewhat extravagant wedding customs have bred a time-honored handicraft in Ninghai-gold-painted lacquerware, which was widely used in weddings and was recognized as a form of national-level intangible cultural heritage in 2011.

    September 17, 2020

  • Qingyuan arcade bridges

    Qingyuan arcade bridges

    Qingyuan county in southwestern Zhejiang has more arcade bridges than any other county in China.

    September 8, 2020

  • Chinese seal cutting

    Chinese seal cutting

    Seal cutting is a traditional Chinese art craft and Xiling Seal Club in Hangzhou is the most influential academic community where this ancient art form is taught.

    September 7, 2020

  • Wooden movable-type printing preserved in Dongyuan village

    Wooden movable-type printing preserved in Dongyuan village

    Today, wooden movable-type printing is only practiced among a few dozen craftspeople in Dongyuan village, Rui'an city in East China's Zhejiang province.

    September 2, 2020

  • Hair embroidery: Gem of Chinese embroidery art

    Hair embroidery: Gem of Chinese embroidery art

    Hailed as a "unique skill of the world", hair embroidery is one of the gems of Chinese embroidery art.

    August 17, 2020

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