Cloisonn¨¦ is an ancient art form from the Near East that spread to China almost 7 centuries ago. This unique art involves using some of sculpturing, painting, porcelain¨Cmaking, and metal smith techniques to make a single piece of art. Cloisonn¨¦ technique can make bowls, plates, vases, and other decorative items. Originally reserved for only the emperor and his court, cloisonn¨¦ works are much more common today. Simply visit a shop like Cloisonn¨¦ Store in Chaoyang district¡¯s Panjiayuan to enjoy these magnificence pieces of arts.
This Cloisonn¨¦ Store offers an extensive variety. Their products come in twelve categories that vary by shape and size. All products come from their own workshop, with the top craftsmen for each step in the process: bowl construction, pattern inscription, coat application, etc.
Shoppers here typically buy cloisonn¨¦ vases for use during formal occasions like anniversary or weddings. Prices vary quite a bit, and they¡¯re not cheap. However, no piece cost more than RMB 10, 000.
The owner himself is a cloisonn¨¦ expert, and is experienced in dealing with foreign customers. So, there is no need to worry about the communication.
What I appreciate
Beautiful cloisonn¨¦ vases
What customers appreciate
Beautiful cloisonn¨¦ vases, affordable prices
Unique and exquisite handicrafts of the Miao minority
Magic with straw
Tearing paper into works of art
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