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Crazy funny character style
"Funny, Out look wear, Well-being" is the slogan of Body Pops, a sweet-candy-like undergarment brand favored by the younger generation. It is well known for its exaggerated bright color, comfortable m...
From: Xuan Chu | Published: 2008-04-24 | CATEGORY : Ladies' wear

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Palace embroideries
Beijing Embroidery, also known as Palace Embroidery, was usually stitched for the royal court in ancient China. It is considered one of "the eight consummate handicrafts of Beijing". To make an embroi...
From: Jason Jia | Published: 2008-04-24 | CATEGORY : Handcrafts

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Clay figurines
Clay figurine is a type of traditional Chinese folk art. It combines sculpting and painting to make a beautiful end product. This method dates back to the Shang Dynasty over 3,500 years ago, when arti...
From: Jason Jia | Published: 2008-04-24 | CATEGORY : Handcrafts

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Beijing pictures, Golden-cicada monkeys' band

Vivid golden-cicada monkeys
The "golden-cicada monkey", made of some raw material of Chinese traditional medicine, is a handicraft unique to Beijing. The small monkey's head and limbs are made of cicada's cast-off skin, while th...
From: Jason Jia | Published: 2008-04-24 | CATEGORY : Handcrafts

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Handmade mini-vehicles
When I was visiting the second floor of Baigong Handicraft Museum, the small shop specializing in handmade mini-vehicles lured me in.
From: Jason Jia | Published: 2008-04-24 | CATEGORY : Handcrafts

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Don't miss sugar-coated haws while visiting Wangfujing
If you walk around the Wangfujing Food Street, you will see brightly colored red fruits on sticks. These are sugar-coated haws, or "Bingtang Hulu" in Chinese.
From: Jason Jia | Published: 2008-04-24 | CATEGORY : Others

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Beautifully-sculpted lacquer plates
"Mainstream lacquer sculpture" is a treasure of traditional arts and crafts in Minnan of southern China, where it has enjoyed popularity over the past three hundred years. It combines the essences of ...
From: Jason Jia | Published: 2008-04-24 | CATEGORY : Handcrafts

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Kappa, fashionable sportswear
Kappa is a world-famous sportswear brand from Italy. Now the brand has been well-accepted by Beijing youngsters for its good quality and reasonable price. I visited the outlet on the north side of Tiy...
From: Jason Jia | Published: 2008-04-24 | CATEGORY : Casual wear

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Beijing pictures, Ivory-carving jewelry

Ivory carving artifacts
As a naturally perfect sculpture material, ivory features not only solid, compact texture, but also gem-like luster. Elaborate ivory handicrafts are art treasures that transcend time. It has been cons...
From: Jason Jia | Published: 2008-04-24 | CATEGORY : Handcrafts

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Beijing pictures, Paper-cut works 1

Art of paper, scissors and hands
Paper-cut is a time-honored Chinese folk art. In the past, people used to post red-colored paper-cut works on doors, windows or furniture as decoration, hoping to keep evils away and bring happiness.
From: Jason Jia | Published: 2008-04-24 | CATEGORY : Handcrafts

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Beijing pictures, Tiger-head shoes for babes

Thousand-sole children's shoes
For thousands of years, Chinese people have been keeping a tradition of making thousand-sole shoes. The name comes from the implication of "a thousand layers" to the shoe, intricately sewn by hand usi...
From: Jason Jia | Published: 2008-04-24 | CATEGORY : Shoes

   
 


Shopping in Beijing: "Funny, Out look wear, Well-being" is the slogan of Body Pops, a sweet-candy-like undergarment brand favored by the younger generation. It is well known for its exaggerated bright color, comfortable m...