Skilled hands and ingenious minds make treasures, and fine works come from mud and sand, water and fire. A piece of exquisite Shiwan pottery is famous all over the world.
Liu Bing, master of Chinese Arts and Crafts: Looking for the most distinctive motion. For example, capturing the agilest turn-around of a deer. The shape and expression of the deer are pinched by hand. Sculpturing, carving, engraving, scratching, pinching, pressing. The soil is given the shape and charm under the dexterous hands.
Foshan Shiwan, a southern ceramics town with history of up to thousands of years. The skillful work of Shiwan Pottery is well-renown at home and abroad. The printed pottery of Hedang Shell Mound dates back to five thousand years ago. Ancient Nanfeng Kiln has been operating for as much as 500 years.
Nowadays, Shiwan Ceramics not only sells well in Lingnan area, and they are also exported to 74 countries and regions in the world.
Being inclusive, Shiwan Ceramics keeps pace with the times.
Yan Jun, General Manager of Foshan New Shiwan Artistic Ceramic Co., Ltd, said that they have worked towards the field of cultural products in recent years, and also developed some creative works which are fashionable and lining up to the modern aesthetic standard to adapt to the changing needs of different times.
More than 50 masters have gathered here to create nearly 400 new products each year.
Young pottery artists have been the new blood to the old intangible cultural heritages. Creative parks are full of vitality, integrating the power of tradition and innovation.
Shiwan Ceramics is entering thousands of families