Category Archives: Chinese Crafts

A Glance at Chinese Jade

Chinese Jade has played a significant role in Chinese society for over 6,000 years. To the Chinese, jade represents a holy link between man and spiritual world, embodied with perfection and immortality. It has influenced a plethora of Chinese disciplines ranging from politics to religion to culture. Chinese deemed jade as a sacred stone. Meanwhile, [...]

Overview of Chinese Crafts

Chinese crafts and folk arts date back several centuries. The Chinese culture has a deep reverence for art and beauty. Early Chinese art used themes based on the natural environment and enjoyment of the landscape. Many of the traditional Chinese crafts and folk arts incorporate these themes. Chinese arts and crafts emphasise simplicity and are [...]