With a long history of folk handcraft, Wuxi enjoys a high reputation all over the world for its clay figurines, purple sand teapots, Wuxi embroidery and bamboo carving.
Folk handicrafts such as Wuxi embroidery and bamboo carvings have been listed as China’s Intangible Cultural Heritages, which have been passed on for over 1’000 years in Wuxi and within this time they have formed their own style.
Techniques of paper cutting, carving and tearing have been spread in Wuxi for over 1’000 years.
Originated in the Ming Dynasty, Huishan clay figurine has a history of over 500 years until today.
Taihu fresh-water pearls are famous for their beauty and quality in the surrounding areas of the Taihu Lake.
Yixing purple-sand teapots have high reputation all over the world.