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23 December 2021, 15:28

Traditional handicrafts kept and passed down


XINING, 23 December (BelTA - China Daily). - Chinese traditional handicrafts Huangzhong silver bronze ware and gilt technique have been kept and passed down in Xining, Northwest China's Qinghai province.

National intangible heritage inheritor He Man learned to make silver bronze ware from his father when he was 15 years old.

He opened a silver bronze ware and jewelry making shop in 1994 and had over 10 apprentices, only a few of whom chose to stay and continue to work in the industry.

The products made by He, small or large, delicate or complicated, are very popular in the market. They demonstrate the charm of China's traditional handcrafts.

He Man was invited to attend various domestic and overseas activities, including delivering a lecture at Tsinghua University to introduce the intangible heritage.

He said he would like to teach this technique to more apprentices. He's children, who have their own jobs, also started to learn Huangzhong silver bronze ware making in their free time to keep and pass on this unique technique.

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