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Shoe Embroidery: Zhang Yi Gui 张艺桂 – Artist At Work Quan Bei Village, Shandong Province Posted Dec 17, 2010 by Chinavine

This video shows Zhang Yi Gui carefully hand-embroidering shoes.

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Shoe Embroidery: Zhang Yi Gui 张艺桂 – Introduction Quan Bei Village, Shandong Province Posted Dec 17, 2010 by Chinavine

Zhang Yi Gui is in her eighties and lives in Quan Bei Village. Working alongside Miao Yu Zhi, her daughter-in-law, Zhang Yi Gui embroiders designs for children’s shoes. It is customary for small babies to wear the embroidered shoes with ...

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Silk Flower: Jin Tieling – Introduction Beijing Province Posted Aug 24, 2010 by Chinavine

Artist Jin Tieling preserves his family’s tradition of making silk flowers from his home in Beijing. Jin has made silk flowers for thirty years. He is now retired, but continues to make silk flowers with the goal of preserving the ...

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Silk Flower: Jin Tieling – Gallery Beijing Province Posted Aug 22, 2010 by Chinavine

Below you can see the variety of Jin Tieling’s very realistic looking silk flowers.

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Silk Flower: Jin Tieling – Cultural Heritage Beijing Province Posted Aug 21, 2010 by Chinavine

Jin’s ancestors belonged to the royal family of Manchu and crafted the flowers as a hobby. Jin once created flowers for the royal palace, and his father and grandfather made flowers for large royal ceremonies and festivals. His father and ...

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