The China Folk in a Small Fishing Village - China Plate Buttons
Throughout Chinese history, there is one kind of costumes representing its own period of era, such as the Chinese cheongsam, formed its own unique culture clothing on its own system, and then came into being plate buttons, thus forming a unique craftsmanship.
There is a fishing port town in a small fishing village, called Shipu, Ningbo, zhejiang, where just like a beach cultural museum strolling in the alleys of the small street.
Plate buttons may be small, but it contains a unique cultural connotation of the Chinese nation. Plate buttons is a kind of button used in traditional Chinese clothing, used for fixed skirts or decorative.
Today, plate buttons not only used as a button, but also has independent ornamental, as well as a novel works of arts and crafts. Its production process, including sewing, knitting and other techniques, is also very particular about the style design, colors, fully shows great skill and amazing creativity of the designers.
Handmade plate button has its own special process, meticulous and exquisite. Each series of the plate buttons have their own characterized names, such as butterfly buttons, dragonfly button, chrysanthemum button, plum button etc. symbol of good luck.
The diverse plate buttons especially the ancient handmade plate buttons are mostly exquisite and delicate, melt into the nature of mind and wisdom of the creator, has a very high aesthetic value. However, with the accelerated pace of urban life, few urban women learn plate buttons craft.
Tips of the ancient city of Shipu Fishing village:
There are 5 times of shuttle buses from Hangzhou Jiubao Bus Station direct to Shipu, 8:05, 10:00, 12:25, 14:30, 16:30. And then 20 yuan taxi to the town center from the bus terminal; take the bus from will be ok.
2 Tickets: $ 60
3 Opening Hours: 8:00 - 17:00
In addition to the china plate buttons, there are 4 retain old streets with a total length of 1670 meters, including Wanxing Street, Fujian Street, Middle Street, Back Street.
The fishing harbor vilage
Ming Dynasty warship
Stroll Shipu ancient street, you can see these pots made with conch, adding some fresh dramas to the old town.
Ancient lane and wall
Table lamps made of ancient Chinese costumes, filled with a deep sense of Chinese folk.
Chinese plate buttons displayed on the wall
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