Pic story: inheritor of "velvet flower making techniques" in Jiangsu

2019-09-16 05:00:11 GMT2019-09-16 13:00:11(Beijing Time) Xinhua English
Photo taken on Sept. 14, 2019 shows a velvet flower handicraft made by Zhao Shuxian in Nanjing, capital of east China's Jiangsu Province. Zhao Shuxian, 65, a representative inheritor of the Photo taken on Sept. 14, 2019 shows a velvet flower handicraft made by Zhao Shuxian in Nanjing, capital of east China's Jiangsu Province. Zhao Shuxian, 65, a representative inheritor of the "velvet flower making techniques", the intangible cultural heritage of Jiangsu Province, has been working on making velvet flower handicrafts for more than 40 years. Sticking to traditional craftsmanship, Zhao has incorporated fashion elements into his works, which gain great popularity in the market. Zhao hopes more young people can work as velvet flower handicraft makers to develop this intangible cultural heritage. (Xinhua/Ji Chunpeng)
Zhao Shuxian (2nd L) instructs his apprentices Ling Jiawei (1st L), Fu Lei (2nd R) and Yan Xin to make velvet flower handicrafts at the workshop of Nanjing Intangible Cultural Heritage Exhibition Center in Nanjing, capital of east China's Jiangsu Province, Sept. 14, 2019. Zhao Shuxian, 65, a representative inheritor of the Zhao Shuxian (2nd L) instructs his apprentices Ling Jiawei (1st L), Fu Lei (2nd R) and Yan Xin to make velvet flower handicrafts at the workshop of Nanjing Intangible Cultural Heritage Exhibition Center in Nanjing, capital of east China's Jiangsu Province, Sept. 14, 2019. Zhao Shuxian, 65, a representative inheritor of the "velvet flower making techniques", the intangible cultural heritage of Jiangsu Province, has been working on making velvet flower handicrafts for more than 40 years. Sticking to traditional craftsmanship, Zhao has incorporated fashion elements into his works, which gain great popularity in the market. Zhao hopes more young people can work as velvet flower handicraft makers to develop this intangible cultural heritage. (Xinhua/Ji Chunpeng)
Zhao Shuxian trims a velvet flower handicraft at the workshop of Nanjing Intangible Cultural Heritage Exhibition Center in Nanjing, capital of east China's Jiangsu Province, Sept. 14, 2019. Zhao Shuxian, 65, a representative inheritor of the Zhao Shuxian trims a velvet flower handicraft at the workshop of Nanjing Intangible Cultural Heritage Exhibition Center in Nanjing, capital of east China's Jiangsu Province, Sept. 14, 2019. Zhao Shuxian, 65, a representative inheritor of the "velvet flower making techniques", the intangible cultural heritage of Jiangsu Province, has been working on making velvet flower handicrafts for more than 40 years. Sticking to traditional craftsmanship, Zhao has incorporated fashion elements into his works, which gain great popularity in the market. Zhao hopes more young people can work as velvet flower handicraft makers to develop this intangible cultural heritage. (Xinhua/Ji Chunpeng)
Zhao Shuxian makes a velvet flower accessory at the workshop of Nanjing Intangible Cultural Heritage Exhibition Center in Nanjing, capital of east China's Jiangsu Province, Sept. 14, 2019. Zhao Shuxian, 65, a representative inheritor of the Zhao Shuxian makes a velvet flower accessory at the workshop of Nanjing Intangible Cultural Heritage Exhibition Center in Nanjing, capital of east China's Jiangsu Province, Sept. 14, 2019. Zhao Shuxian, 65, a representative inheritor of the "velvet flower making techniques", the intangible cultural heritage of Jiangsu Province, has been working on making velvet flower handicrafts for more than 40 years. Sticking to traditional craftsmanship, Zhao has incorporated fashion elements into his works, which gain great popularity in the market. Zhao hopes more young people can work as velvet flower handicraft makers to develop this intangible cultural heritage. (Xinhua/Ji Chunpeng)
Zhao Shuxian works on a velvet flower handicraft at the workshop of Nanjing Intangible Cultural Heritage Exhibition Center in Nanjing, capital of east China's Jiangsu Province, Sept. 14, 2019. Zhao Shuxian, 65, a representative inheritor of the Zhao Shuxian works on a velvet flower handicraft at the workshop of Nanjing Intangible Cultural Heritage Exhibition Center in Nanjing, capital of east China's Jiangsu Province, Sept. 14, 2019. Zhao Shuxian, 65, a representative inheritor of the "velvet flower making techniques", the intangible cultural heritage of Jiangsu Province, has been working on making velvet flower handicrafts for more than 40 years. Sticking to traditional craftsmanship, Zhao has incorporated fashion elements into his works, which gain great popularity in the market. Zhao hopes more young people can work as velvet flower handicraft makers to develop this intangible cultural heritage. (Xinhua/Ji Chunpeng)
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