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    Talking You Maybe Have Never Seen -Wonderful Chinese Handmade Folk Art!

    Paper-cut is one of China's most popular and characteristic folk arts. It takes paper as the material and scissor or engraving knife as the tool. The tradition can be traced back to the 6th century. However, it probably emerged even a few centuries earlier. In Chinese culture paper-cuts symbolize the idea of blessedness, luck and fortune. Most Chinese families use them as window decorations and patterns, and for religious and decoration purposes.

    As a form of folk art, it occupies a significant position in the folk activities. Since the time as early as the Southern Song dynasty, professional paper-cutting craftsmen have emerged. Today, in the countryside, usually only women and girls make paper-cuts. It used to be even one of the craftsmanship that every girl was to master and that were often used to judge brides.

    I found some wonderful paper cuts of ancient Chinese patterns.

    You Maybe Have Never Seen -Wonderful Chinese Handmade Folk Art!

    You Maybe Have Never Seen -Wonderful Chinese Handmade Folk Art!

    You Maybe Have Never Seen -Wonderful Chinese Handmade Folk Art!
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    Are you sure you found them? Are you sure it wasn't ......made by you and this post is blatant self-promotion? *gasp* I ask you!
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    All right, enough is enough. I let this slide the first time, but now that you've posted the same damn thing at least three times, I think a ban is in order.

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