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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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Gourd Engraving: Wang Xiaoqi 王小琪 – Cultural Heritage Beijing Province Posted Jun 20, 2012 by Chinavine

Gourds have been grown in China for over 1,000 years, and serve many functions.  They symbolize good fortune and happiness and have been used to protect against evil spirits and disease.  Gourds have been made into dippers and musical instruments ...

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Gourd Engraving: Wang Xiaoqi 王小琪 – Artist At Work Beijing Province Posted Jun 20, 2012 by Chinavine

Wang Xiaoqi likes to depict classical literature in her work, which sometimes has 50 people on one gourd.  Her engraved gourds are very traditional and the stories she portrays are ones she knows really well. She likes romance stories like ...

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Gourd Engraving: Wang Xiaoqi 王小琪 – Introduction Beijing Province Posted Jun 20, 2012 by Chinavine

Wang Xiaoqi is a third generation gourd engraver living in Beijing.  Her grandfather began carving in the 1940s. Although he learned traditional Chinese practices of the craft from a Chinese master artist, he incorporated some stylistic approaches from the West. ...

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