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Beijing souvenirs gold silk mosaic crafts

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Filigree inlaid called "fine gold process." In fact, combined with "filaments" and "mosaic" two kinds of production techniques. Filaments selection of gold, silver, copper raw materials, pinch, fill, save, welding, weaving, and other conventional pi

Filigree inlaid called "fine gold process." In fact, combined with "filaments" and "mosaic" two kinds of production techniques. Filaments selection of gold, silver, copper raw materials, pinch, fill, save, welding, weaving, and other conventional piling techniques. Inlaid with setback, SOU, hammer, nausea, playing, collapse, extrusion, and other techniques insert, made of sheet metal tray-shaped grooves and claws, and then set with pearls, gemstones. Silk mosaics have been as early embryonic form in the spring and autumn, in the Ming Dynasty reached high artistic level, with greater development of the Qing Dynasty, famous continue to emerge, many became court tribute.

Beijing souvenirs embedded filaments

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Mosaic filaments comprising two processes: filament material is made of gold, silver, pulling into filaments, so as to compile type; i.e., the mosaic of various decorative stones in pearls on silk flowers. The whole process is very complicated, first manufactured tire to molding; reuse stack base, knitting, weaving methods, the filaments forming, welding them; After further biting acid (pickling) bluing silver or gold, bright mention . This is another "treasure inlay" (pearls and precious stones) on semi-finished products, semi-finished products. Often have "Kingfisher", not embellishment emerald, but the green kingfisher flashing in blue feathers attached to the blank spots filaments (relics market to sell old jewelry, turquoise blue top, touched, often fall to the wire, that is, kingfisher feathers).

filigree inlaid development process

Silk mosaics have been as early embryonic form in the spring and autumn, in the Ming Dynasty reached high artistic level, with greater development of the Qing Dynasty, famous continue to emerge, many became court tribute. Filaments mosaic is a traditional court art, the process is complicated and cumbersome process to substantially pinch points, fill, save, welding, stack, barrier, weaving, knitting eight kinds. Its superb, sleek, variety, with significant ethnic Chinese characteristics and style, embody the wisdom and artistic creativity of the Chinese nation. Because the court set up a handicraft workshop and factory hand, focused on the craftsmen of the country, the north and south filigree mosaic production techniques to exchange and integration of long arts and crafts of ethnic minorities, has become an important part of the palace of art. Filigree inlaid works on behalf of Golden Delicious Emperor Wanli of the Ming Dynasty, Qing Dynasty Ca Mau Everlasting Cup, a silver six-party peach bonsai pots of gold, gold inlay jewelry towards the crown, modern jewelry Temple of Heaven, Chinese dragons century.

Beijing filigree inlaid with the most refined. Beijing Yuan, Ming and Qing Dynasties Royal Park, home builders focus on metalworking technology, a large number of emperor harem woman decorations required, a luxury very poor, so the old Beijing Dashanlan, Flower Market and East Fourth West four arches, there are over one hundred silver gold shop floor, production of such filigree inlaid. Filigree inlaid two purposes, divide it supplies, "the piece live"; furnishings, the name "ornaments." Actual supplies, hand mirror, and a variety of flowers into the box, bottle, cylinder and so on, its compact design; the same species, has a different style, can be made into flowers, goldfish, mandarin ducks, swans and other shapes. Become the main vessel to be decorated or deformed shape, such as swans head, wings, to the composition of filaments, and jeweled crown and eyes. Filigree inlaid ornaments, divided into the four traditional categories: the furnace smoked, animals, buildings and people. The building pagoda class, the species barrier compiled with filaments, overhead tiles made with precious stones, ivory plaques, plated with copper bells, with filaments base Bao Moyu bricks. Always show the delicate filigree craft artisans. Filigree inlaid into the twenty-first century, there have been greater innovation, such as gold, K gold, silver, jade combined with a more brilliant gorgeous, and more to show the idea of ​​Kit Kat.

In the production of gold and silver was engraved Flower based appliance, the silver sheet before striking with a hammer-shaped generator, and then a punch chisel engraved pattern, the upper stone bowl surrounded by filaments, embedded into various gem, or several gem conjugated linking up with the metallic vessel is made. Beijing Ming-ho filaments embedded process heap, barrier, weaving, knitting, pinch, filling, inlay, chisel and other techniques have taste everything, especially the high heaps of weaving and the use of technical difficulty Pat is very skillful. To the Qing Dynasty with increasing social needs, industry towards specialization of production, divided into implementation, mosaic work; chisel work, as bluing, for Kingfisher, with gold for more than a dozen small industries. After the Revolution, the palace scattered folk arts, shop, jewelry store have opened, according to statistics up to more than a hundred, filigree inlaid industry is very prosperous. Beijing filigree inlaid general classification utensils, architectural style, animal modeling, character modeling, in addition to a variety of jewelry. Such as the Forbidden City turret, Nine Dragon Wall, bottles, smoked, Lion, Dragon, "Magu Xian Shou", ear clamp, collar pin, cuff links, rings, bracelets, necklaces and so on.

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