(re)making ethnic cultural heritage in China’s creative economy
Nuosu jewellery by Soft Mountains By David Francis Dangling from these silver hoop earrings is an open-work, lantern-shaped bead that is only made by silversmiths of the Nuosu People in the mountains of Liangshan in Sichuan, southwest China. This style of bead is a powerful motif in Nuosu culture associated with the spread of luckContinue reading “Daughters of the Moon”
By David Francis This is the first post of the Craft China blog, which over the next year will seek to explore how traditional crafts are remade in China’s Creative Economy. To introduce myself, my name is David Francis and I’m a researcher in the field of Museum and Heritage studies at the Institute ofContinue reading “What do we mean by the word craft?”
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