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Unfading Gyangze Tibetan carpet

Publish Time: 2017-09-21 Author: Chen Man From: Kangba TV

Workshop of Tibetan carpet

Gyangze County of Tibet Autonomous Region is one of the famous historical and cultural cities of China.

It is hailed as the “city of heroes”, due to Gyangze people’s fight with the English intruders 100 years ago.

Besides, it is also dubbed the “hometown of Tibetan carpet”.

As the weather is frigid on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, the woolen Tibetan carpet has long been a necessity of Tibetan households since the nomadic stage.

Tibetan carpet of Gyangze is the second to none in the carpet sector of Tibet.

During the Ming and Qing dynasties, Gyangze Tibetan carpet was the main tribute of the then government of Tibet to the then dynasties.

Gyangze enjoys a carpet making history of 900 years.

Gyangze Tibetan carpet is delicately woven and durable. The patterns of the carpet boasts ethnic characteristics and are with bright colors.

The quality of the carpet is influenced by the material texture, weaving skill, pattern, color assortment, etc., and the material texture is decisive.

The wool of western Tibet is elastic and glossy. In recent years, with the improvement and innovation of making skill, Gyangze Tibetan carpet are sold in both domestic and overseas markets.

The finished Tibetan carpet has thread residue in different length. The staff member cuts the extra thread with scissors.

Display of a finished Tibetan carpet, Gyangze Ancient City

Computer graphics, an integration of traditional handicraft and modern technology

Raw materials of Tibetan carpet

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