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Ancestral temples of Huishan

Every year, especially during the Tomb Sweeping Day holiday-many families in Wuxi, Jiangsu province, hold traditional ceremonies at their ancestral temples in Huishan Ancient Town.

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Yufeifeng

​Yufeifeng, a kind of miniature jade engravings unearthed from Wuxi's Hongshan town, is a cultural symbol representing Wuxi's city image.

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In the belly of the dragon

Since the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), the city of Yixing has been an important center for ceramic production in China. Kilns could once be found in Qinglong (Green Dragon) Mountain, Huanglong (Yellow Dragon) Mountain, Shushan, Qianluo and other places.

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Masters of the purple clay

Yixing in Jiangsu province has built up a worldwide reputation for a special kind of vessel.

Yixing Jun-glazed pottery

The main decorative methods and features of crafts are Jun glaze and embossed decoration. There are two types of Jun-glazed pottery clay body: white and purple; and dozens of under glazes' colors.

Wuxi Embroidery

In ancient China, women were considered graceful to embroider in their boudoirs. There is an old saying that among all the needle works, embroidering is the most important one.

Yixing Purple Clay Teapot

The city of Yixing has a pottery-making history of more than 2,400 years, with the Yixing purple clay teapot being the most famous one.

Wuxi bamboo carving art

Wuxi is the main production place for bamboo carving in the southern area of the Yangtze River. The bamboo works of Wuxi are refined, simple, elegant, beautiful and decorative and enjoy increasingly popularity among local people and tourists in Wuxi.

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