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  • Chinese Seal Visitors to China might be amazed at the many souvenir shops that offer seal-engraving, often creating the seals within 15 minutes.

  • Silk products Silk products from China are popular around the world and are known for their material variety and diverse colors.

  • Snuff bottles The Chinese began to use snuff bottles to hold powdered tobacco during the Qing Dynasty (1644 – 1912).

  • Tea Chinese tea is available in hundreds of varieties. These can be classified into five categories: green tea, black tea, brick tea, scented tea, and oolong tea.

  • Chinese Wood-block Print Since the end of Ming dynasty and in the Qing dynasty, Suzhou Tao-hua-wu wood-cut was recognized as one of China's excellent works of art.

  • Chinese Wool Carpets Large carpets, particularly large wool carpets, were not used in China until comparatively recent times.

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