The art of paper-cutting (jiǎnzhǐ 剪纸) in China may date back to the second
century C.E., since paper was invented by Cai Lun in the Eastern Han Dynasty in
The art of Chinese paper cutting has been prized for many thousands of years.
Paper cuts are used for decoration, given as gifts, and are regarded as lucky.
How to Make Chinese Paper Lanterns - I was surprised to see these are still
being made; they were a regular craft when I was in elementary school in the
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May 19, 2010 ... chinese paper cutting is a folk art that has a long history.
It is also the most popular pattern used in the Chinese paper cut art. This
instructable will open the door of Chinese popular art craft for you. Skill required:
Today, Chinese paper-cuts are used for religious and ceremonial purposes. ...
namely, Beijing Opera and Chinese paper cutting, are mixed with each other.
These paper lanterns are so easy and fun to make that they are pretty popular to
make for Chinese New Year or for learning about Chinese culture. We'll show ...
福Chinese New Year Paper Cutting Every year before Chinese New Year's Day,
people decorate their houses with flowers, pot plants, paper cuttings, New Year ...
Chinese arts crafts, Chinese gifts, Chinese paper cuts, Chinese folk art, Chinese
wall scrolls, Chinese paper art, Chinese cultural products, Chinese paper ...
The Chinese paper crafts of Qin Lin of Ferriday, Louisiana, are explored.