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Bow & Arrow: Yang Fu Xi 杨福喜 – Workshop Beijing Province Posted Aug 25, 2010 by Chinavine

In addition to traditional bows, Yang also makes other, more specialized types of bows. Some of them are made just like the traditional bows, but they are strung differently. One kind is strung with braided ox leather, which is hard ...

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Bow & Arrow: Yang Fu Xi 杨福喜 – Artist At Work Beijing Province Posted Aug 25, 2010 by Chinavine

Yang first gathers together several different items: water buffalo horns, cotton thread, paint, pig skin, fish skin from Thailand, and a special kind of tree bark from northern China. The water buffalo horns are then polished, a process that takes ...

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Bow & Arrow: Yang Fu Xi 杨福喜 – Gallery Beijing Province Posted Aug 25, 2010 by Chinavine

View details of the hand painted bows, cross-bows, and arrows made with varying traditional materials.

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Bow & Arrow: Yang Fu Xi 杨福喜 – Cultural Heritage Beijing Province Posted Aug 25, 2010 by Chinavine

Yang says that making bows properly takes a lot of time, and so he only makes about 100 bows a year. About half of his customers are Chinese, and about half from abroad. He says that his Chinese customers buy ...

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