Ten most promising handicrafts with market prospect were recently selected in north Tibet's Shigatse Prefecture, which condense the regional cultural essence and will push the local tourism development.
Handcraft making will also increase the income of the farmers and herdsmen there.
The selection of "ten most promising handicrafts" and "ten skillful craftsmen" was launched early this year as an aid-Tibet project by northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, according to the organizer.
The ten handicrafts include Thangka of Tibetan medicine and Thousand-hand Buddha from Shigatse, Mani stone from Gyangze County, Tibetan tippet from Bainang County, jadeware from Rinbung County, copper handicraft from Namling County, Tibetan knife from Xaitongmoin County, mud mask from Sakya County, stone and silver ornament from Dingri County as well as bamboo Tangka from Dinkye County.
Source: China Tibet Online
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