are all works of Beijing embroidery, a traditional craft that has been passed down through generations.(高德注册)
Beijing Embroidery is one of the eight exquisite handicrafts of Beijing. Also known as Imperial Embroidery, it was originally made for the imperial household.
Developed and flourished during China’s last two dynasties
it was used to makeluxurious imperial robes
with silk thread
as well as gold thread,
symbolizing wealth and power.
Patterns of the Beijing embroidery depict auspicious things and signs,
such as the Chinese dragon and phoenix
as well as other auspicious animals and blooming flowers.
Different colors of the embroidery have different symbolic meanings.
Yellow represents the emperors’ supreme power;
Red is festive and auspicious;
Whereas blue symbolizes elegance and dignity.
Various patterns and colors are combined harmoniously,
constituting the unique Beijing embroidery,
a traditional needle art which embodies the spirit of craftsmanship.
Producer Yu Lan
Executive Producer Wu Qingcai Qi Bin
Coordinator Wang Kai Zeng Nai
Editor Fang Min