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What to Buy in Luoyang

Luoyang is full of beautiful things and crafts and local products, and shopping places are a lot and concentrated, so it is very convenient to shopping in Luoyang. The famous Tang Tri-colored Pottery in Luoyang has a history of one hundred years. Luo Embroidery is a traditional handicraft Luoyang which has a history of more than 2000 years. Luoyang peony stone is non-renewable scarce resources, and recognized as one of the world of rare species by International Stone Field.

Luoyang Tang Tri-colored Pottery

Besides Xian City, a large number of tri-colored glazed pottery wares were excavated from Luoyang. Tang tri-colored pottery has been produced for over 1,300 years. The distinctive red, green and yellow colors display the unique style of the potters of the Tang Dynasty.
Luoyang Tang Tri-colored Pottery
It represented a peak in the development of Chinese ceramics and was already well-known in the world in its time. Tang Tri-colored Pottery was developed some 1,300 years ago by drawing on the skills of Chinese painting and sculpture and employing on the bodies the techniques of clay-strip forming and incising. The lines thus produced were rugged and powerful. Then glazes of different colors were painted on and, while chemical reactions took place in the process of firing in the kiln, they dripped naturally so that the colors mingled with each other and formed smooth tones. Related Keywords: Ceramic, Statues, Pottery, Arts
As another historic city in China, Luoyang has a history of over 100 years of producing imitated tri-colored glazed pottery wares. Thanks to the efforts and exploration of the artisans of several generations, the artic level and techniques of this treasure produced by Luoyang have become consummate with each passing day. 

The Peony Cake

The Peony Cake also named Flowers Cake, which made with beans as the main raw material, supplemented by carefully dished up peony petals, small red bean, pea, red dates, whole milk powder, and custard powder. As one of the Luoyang local specialties, the taste of Peony Cake is loose and soft, embedded with aromatic flavor which is nutritional and healthy, and it is the local characteristics of food in Luoyang.
The Peony Cake


Luo Embroidery

Luo Embroidery is a traditional Luoyang handicraft that has a history of more than 2000 years. It uses linen textile products as the main raw material and make with special technology under the cooperation of related drugs. Main design including figures, flowers, birds and animals, landscape, garden, etc. Characterized by bright colors, the Luo embroidery craft is exquisite.

Luoyang Bronze Ware

Luoyang is a birthplace of bronze wares in China. The history of 5,000 years of Chinese civilization is half cast out of brilliant bronze wares.
Luoyang's high quality imitation bronze ware is among the best available anywhere. The Luoyang Arts and Crafts Company has created new techniques that have produced such works as 'A Galloping Horse on a Flying Swallow', and 'Rhinoceros'.
Luoyang Bronze Ware
From huge tripod cast standing for supreme power to daily appliances, from royal ceremony wares to decorative handicrafts, from musical instruments to weapons, they are shining like blooming stars in the night sky, recording the extravagant life and the luxury funeral of aristocrats and royal family members, reflecting the flourish of Chinese civilization even at its early age.


Luoyang Palace Lanterns

These beautifully shaped red gauze Luoyang lanterns first appeared in the Eastern Han Dynasty (25-220) became popular in the Tang Dynasty. It was first only hung in the imperial palace. They later were used by the common people. They are often decorated with calligraphy and paintings.
The lanterns are made with high craftsmanship, and they have many kinds. The most commonly seen lanterns are white square, red gauze round lantern, hexagonal dragon-head lantern, and merry-go-round.
 Luoyang Palace Lanterns

Chinese Palace lanterns have a special cultural connotation which may be related to the local customs in this oriental country. Palace lanterns are extremely ornate and are used throughout China to decorate many impressive public and private buildings. They provide a glamorous Oriental touch to any room & the best bit is as they aren't designed to be used as a powered lamp they can be hung in the best positions on the ceiling for dramatic effect.

Ru Porcelain

Ru porcelain is produced in Ruzhou, Luoyang. The style originated in the Song Dynasty and is considered to be one of the five categories of famous porcelain. The products made by the Ru Porcelain Factory of Linru County are known for their high quality and bright colors and are extensively exported.
Ru porcelain were once reserved and specifically produced for the Chinese Imperial Royal Family, therefore it had to be, and were the best quality of all porcelain. It was produced on a small scale within a twenty-year period, and artisans conversant in its production techniques were few. There are believed to be just 60 pieces of Ru porcelain extant, with a good example fetching millions of dollars. These are high-end replicas of Ru porcelain.
The texture of Ru porcelain bases is fine and in an ash gray shade with a glaze that covers the entire body. When fired, each piece was placed on a rack whose nails left distinctive spur marks the size of sesame seeds on each base. The bodies of Ru porcelains are slender and symmetrical with an extremely hard, finely crackled sky blue, aquamarine or turquoise glaze. 

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