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Beijing Tour Guides Take You On A Beijing City Tour To Find Excellent Tibetan Prayer Wheels

09.29.2009 · Posted in Arts and Entertainment Article

Inscribed with sacred texts from the teaching of Buddhism and usually decorated with Tibetan art patterns, prayer wheels are a rotating device designed to aid Buddhists in their effort to achieve a state of enlightenment and spread spiritual blessing to the world. An effective meditation tool even for non-Buddhists, they are said to bring a ...

Go On A Beijing City Tour To Explore Local Shops With Exquisite Tibetan Prayer Wheels

09.24.2009 · Posted in Arts and Entertainment Article

Inscribed with sacred texts from the teaching of Buddhism and usually decorated with Tibetan art patterns, prayer wheels are a rotating device designed to aid Buddhists in their effort to achieve a state of enlightenment and spread spiritual blessing to the world. An effective meditation tool even for non-Buddhists, they are said to bring a ...

Beijing Guides Take You To Explore The Local Shops of Beijing And Find Exquisite Chinese Jade

08.30.2009 · Posted in Arts and Entertainment Article

A gemstone that is highly valued for its unique color and even more unique quality, jade has been used by Chinese to make decorative items for thousands of years. The practice of carving jade began as early as the Neolithic period, and lasted through all stages of China's history into the present day. The intricate ...

High-Quality, Unique Iron Paintings For Shoppers In Beijing

08.19.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

Iron painting is a unique art form that started in Wuhu, China. Born out of a local tradition of making iron decorations, it perfectly combines the elegance and beauty of Chinese ink paintings and the unique character and strength of iron. Invented by a maverick blacksmith called Tang Tianchi during the Qing dynasty, it has ...

Tibetan Thangkas For Shoppers In Beijing

08.19.2009 · Posted in Shopping and Fashion

Thangkas are one of Tibet's most famous art forms, and they have fascinated generations of art fans around the world. Developed during the Songtsan Gampo era of Tibet, they incorporate elements from both Nepalese art and traditional Chinese paintings. Valued for their exquisite craftsmanship, they are also admired for their unique beauty and practical function. ...

Beijing Shopping: Find Unique Chinese ***** Bottles

07.17.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

With their unique beauty and design, Chinese ***** bottles are admired by art fans the world over. What started as a convenient item for holding powdered tobacco later attracted generations of artists who decorated ***** bottles with some of the most exquisite, sophisticated Chinese artwork. Though incredibly small, ***** bottles have been in huge demand ...

For Shoppers In Beijing: Exquisite Chinese Clay Figurines

06.30.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

China has a long history of making clay figurines. Archaeological evidence shows that this art started as far back as 10,000 years ago, when China was still just a country of small, primitive groups. In later times, due to the continuous need to use figurines in their daily life, this art was developed. In the ...

Dreams Of Shoppers Come True: Exquisite Lacquer Ware In Beijing

06.30.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

In China, lacquer is considered one of the best materials for decorating household items. As early as 7,000 years ago, Chinese people began producing lacquer ware. Throughout China's history, lacquer ware was used to decorate homes and symbolize status. When shopping in Beijing, don't forget to find some exquisite Chinese lacquer ware in the amazing ...

Shop For Exquisite Traditional Chinese Kites In Beijing

06.25.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

China is the birthplace of kites, and it's a great idea to buy one as a gift in Beijing. Most people believe they were invented 2,500 years ago, during the Spring and Autumn Period, by the famous Chinese philosopher Mozi. It is said he used wood to create a "flying bird" that flew in the ...

Discover Beautiful, Traditional Chinese Kites In Beijing

06.24.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

China is the birthplace of kites and boasts a long history of making them. The first kite is believed to have been made by the famous Chinese philosopher Mozi. Over 2,500 years ago, in the Spring and Autumn Period, he cut a piece of wood to make a "flying bird" that flew in the sky ...