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Tibet – Tibetan Knife Making Cultural Heritage: Artist Tse Ring Dolga Posted May 19, 2016 by Chinavine

Located in the Hengduan Mountains, in close proximity to the Tibetan Autonomous Region, the villages surrounding Kathok Monastery are known for having a high concentration of artisans. With their family lineages linked to the need for artisans to build and ...

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Tibet – Tibetan Knife Making: Tse Ring Dolga Posted May 19, 2016 by Chinavine

Tse Ring Dolga is one of the best known knife makers in Pelyül County in the Kandzé Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture within Sichuan Province. Living in Gato Monastery Village, near Kathok Monastery, he traces his family’s history of knife making to ...

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Tibet – Dzongsar Tashi Lhatsé Gonpa (Monastery), Shedra (Academy), and Hospital: Introduction Posted May 19, 2016 by Chinavine

The Dzongsar Tashi Lhatsé Gonpa (Monastery), Shedra (Monastic College), and Tibetan Hospital complex is located on Lhatsé hill in the Menshö valley in south Dêge County near the Yangtze and Yellow Rivers. Dzongsar is a Sakya monastery with a Rimé, ...

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Tibet – Thangka Artist: Yundrung Loyul Posted May 19, 2016 by Chinavine

Yundrung Loyul lives and works in the town of Drango (head of the rock). Drango sits on a mountain slope and in the valley at the confluence of the Zhe-chu and Nyi-chu rivers. Yundrung Loyul describes himself as being of ...

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Tibet – Thangka Artist: Gam Pol Posted May 19, 2016 by Chinavine

Gam Pol lives and works in Dêge. At the age of twelve, he began to learn thangka painting from his uncle Qumi Dorje. His uncle studied with the Lama of Dor Zhg Monastery. Gam Pol paints in the Garxue or ...

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Tibet – Thangka Painting: Introduction Posted May 19, 2016 by Chinavine

Several types of painting can be found in Tibet. These types include paintings on rock, frescoes, and thangka. The thangka, meaning painted scroll, possibly originating in Nepal or India, is a cloth-mounted painting of Buddha, bodhisattvas, other Buddhist deities, important ...

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Tibet – Introduction Posted May 19, 2016 by Chinavine

Tibet (Bod in Tibetan (pronounced Po) is geographically and culturally defined by the high elevation Tibetan Plateau. This steppe spans approximately two thousand miles (3,219 km) from east to west and one thousand miles (1,609 km) from north to south. ...

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Mongolian Calligraphy: Chao Luo Meng (Colmon) 朝洛蒙: 书法 – Introduction Posted Jun 8, 2014 by Chinavine

On July 4th, 2014, the ChinaVine team visited Chao Luo Meng (Colmon) at his office in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia, in the People’s Republic of China. Colmon is the Mongolian spelling of his name. The purpose of our visit was to ...

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AAD252: Insole Embroidery Posted Jul 12, 2013 by ziqi

The embroidered insoles are so amazing and beautiful! It takes time, creativity, and manual technique to finish one single pair. After reading the introduction and the overview, I noticed that such insoles are related to fashion. In the past, people ...

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AAD 252 — Assignment 3B — Insole Embroidery vs. Westernization Posted Jul 11, 2013 by Boya

As the discussed reasons that makes the connection between the comfort level and the price of the pair of shoes. It is safe to say that the almost every aspect of art design related to a pair of shoes has ...

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