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Chinese Kingfisher art

Chinese Kingfisher art

Gorgeous Chinese Kingfisher art

Chinese Kingfisher art
First of all, this kind of art has more than 2 000 years of history. Chinese craftsmen and artists used the blue kingfisher feathers for creating fine art works – mosaics, jewelry pieces, decorative hairpins, fans, and wall screens. While art collectors all over the world search for such objects of Ch, however, Kingfisher traditional craft remains almost unknown.
Traditionally, Kingfisher art is the perfect combination of metal craft and feathers process, where blue kingfisher feathers carefully embedded to create various jewelry objects.

Chinese Kingfisher art

Stunning Chinese Kingfisher art

In fact, the most expensive collections of Kingfisher art can be found in Cambodia. The Khmer Empire accumulated wealth exporting the best Kingfisher works for the royal family and their magnificent temples of Angkor.

Sadly, the use of kingfisher feathers led to the mass murder of many species of kingfisher. The decline of Kingfisher Art took place in 1940-1950, during the Cultural Revolution after the demise of the founding of New China. As for today, the Kingfisher art undergoes the recovery process, but the natural material of bird feathers is replaced by imitation, which is great.

Chinese Kingfisher art

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