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This video shows Zhang Yi Gui carefully hand-embroidering shoes.
Zhang Yi Gui is in her eighties and lives in Quan Bei Village. Working alongside Miao Yu Zhi, her daughter-in-law, Zhang Yi Gui embroiders designs for children’s shoes. It is customary for small babies to wear the embroidered shoes with ...
Artist Jin Tieling preserves his family’s tradition of making silk flowers from his home in Beijing. Jin has made silk flowers for thirty years. He is now retired, but continues to make silk flowers with the goal of preserving the ...
Below you can see the variety of Jin Tieling’s very realistic looking silk flowers.
Jin’s ancestors belonged to the royal family of Manchu and crafted the flowers as a hobby. Jin once created flowers for the royal palace, and his father and grandfather made flowers for large royal ceremonies and festivals. His father and ...