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Dragons “R” China

Dragons are everywhere in China. On Ming vases, beautifully carved from red lacquer,  in gold and diamond jewelry, enameled in cloisonné bowls and boxes, as friezes on buildings both ancient and modern, and woven into exquisite silk brocades. Dragons are … Continue reading

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The Year of the Dragon 龙年

Chinese New Year is almost upon us and we leave behind the Year of the Rabbit and enter the Year of the Dragon  龙年 (long nian). The Dragon is the only mythical beast in the Chinese zodiac and unlike dragons … Continue reading

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