In pics: Jingxi, home to embroidered balls

A female embroidery worker embroiders in Jiuzhou Village of Jingxi City, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Aug. 2, 2023. Embroidered balls used to be tokens of love between men and women, but now they have become popular souvenirs and sachets. With a long history of making embroidered balls, Jingxi City is regarded as home to embroidered balls.

For the locals in Jiuzhou Village of Jingxi City, embroidered balls not only represent ancient handicraft, but also serve as a means to increase income as about 500,000 embroidered balls are made here annually. (Xinhua/Zhang Ailin)

A female embroider worker makes an embroidered ball in Jiuzhou Village of Jingxi City, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Aug. 2, 2023. Embroidered balls used to be tokens of love between men and women, but now they have become popular souvenirs and sachets. With a long history of making embroidered balls, Jingxi City is regarded as home to embroidered balls.

For the locals in Jiuzhou Village of Jingxi City, embroidered balls not only represent ancient handicraft, but also serve as a means to increase income as about 500,000 embroidered balls are made here annually. (Xinhua/Zhang Ailin)

Intangible cultural heritage inheritor Wang Xiufen walks out of her store in Jiuzhou Village of Jingxi City, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Aug. 2, 2023. Embroidered balls used to be tokens of love between men and women, but now they have become popular souvenirs and sachets. With a long history of making embroidered balls, Jingxi City is regarded as home to embroidered balls.

For the locals in Jiuzhou Village of Jingxi City, embroidered balls not only represent ancient handicraft, but also serve as a means to increase income as about 500,000 embroidered balls are made here annually. (Xinhua/Li Mengxin)

A machine embroiders at the workshop of intangible cultural heritage inheritor Wang Xiufen in Jingxi City, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Aug. 2, 2023. Embroidered balls used to be tokens of love between men and women, but now they have become popular souvenirs and sachets. With a long history of making embroidered balls, Jingxi City is regarded as home to embroidered balls.

For the locals in Jiuzhou Village of Jingxi City, embroidered balls not only represent ancient handicraft, but also serve as a means to increase income as about 500,000 embroidered balls are made here annually. (Xinhua/Zhang Ailin)

Ducks walk in the street in Jiuzhou Village of Jingxi City, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Aug. 2, 2023. Embroidered balls used to be tokens of love between men and women, but now they have become popular souvenirs and sachets. With a long history of making embroidered balls, Jingxi City is regarded as home to embroidered balls.

For the locals in Jiuzhou Village of Jingxi City, embroidered balls not only represent ancient handicraft, but also serve as a means to increase income as about 500,000 embroidered balls are made here annually. (Xinhua/Fei Maohua)

Liang Ailian, an 85-year-old villager, makes an embroidered ball in Jiuzhou Village of Jingxi City, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Aug. 2, 2023. Embroidered balls used to be tokens of love between men and women, but now they have become popular souvenirs and sachets. With a long history of making embroidered balls, Jingxi City is regarded as home to embroidered balls.

For the locals in Jiuzhou Village of Jingxi City, embroidered balls not only represent ancient handicraft, but also serve as a means to increase income as about 500,000 embroidered balls are made here annually. (Xinhua/Fei Maohua)

Villagers make embroidered balls in Jiuzhou Village of Jingxi City, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Aug. 2, 2023. Embroidered balls used to be tokens of love between men and women, but now they have become popular souvenirs and sachets. With a long history of making embroidered balls, Jingxi City is regarded as home to embroidered balls.

For the locals in Jiuzhou Village of Jingxi City, embroidered balls not only represent ancient handicraft, but also serve as a means to increase income as about 500,000 embroidered balls are made here annually. (Xinhua/Fei Maohua)

Intangible cultural heritage inheritor Wang Xiufen weighs spice to make sachet at a workshop in Jingxi City, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Aug. 2, 2023. Embroidered balls used to be tokens of love between men and women, but now they have become popular souvenirs and sachets. With a long history of making embroidered balls, Jingxi City is regarded as home to embroidered balls.

For the locals in Jiuzhou Village of Jingxi City, embroidered balls not only represent ancient handicraft, but also serve as a means to increase income as about 500,000 embroidered balls are made here annually. (Xinhua/Zhang Ailin)

A villager makes an embroidered ball in Jiuzhou Village of Jingxi City, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Aug. 2, 2023. Embroidered balls used to be tokens of love between men and women, but now they have become popular souvenirs and sachets. With a long history of making embroidered balls, Jingxi City is regarded as home to embroidered balls.

For the locals in Jiuzhou Village of Jingxi City, embroidered balls not only represent ancient handicraft, but also serve as a means to increase income as about 500,000 embroidered balls are made here annually. (Xinhua/Fei Maohua)

Villagers make embroidered balls in Jiuzhou Village of Jingxi City, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Aug. 2, 2023. Embroidered balls used to be tokens of love between men and women, but now they have become popular souvenirs and sachets. With a long history of making embroidered balls, Jingxi City is regarded as home to embroidered balls.

For the locals in Jiuzhou Village of Jingxi City, embroidered balls not only represent ancient handicraft, but also serve as a means to increase income as about 500,000 embroidered balls are made here annually. (Xinhua/Fei Maohua)

Liang Ailian, an 85-year-old villager, makes an embroidered ball in Jiuzhou Village of Jingxi City, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Aug. 2, 2023. Embroidered balls used to be tokens of love between men and women, but now they have become popular souvenirs and sachets. With a long history of making embroidered balls, Jingxi City is regarded as home to embroidered balls.

For the locals in Jiuzhou Village of Jingxi City, embroidered balls not only represent ancient handicraft, but also serve as a means to increase income as about 500,000 embroidered balls are made here annually. (Xinhua/Fei Maohua)

A villager makes an embroidered ball in Jiuzhou Village of Jingxi City, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Aug. 2, 2023. Embroidered balls used to be tokens of love between men and women, but now they have become popular souvenirs and sachets. With a long history of making embroidered balls, Jingxi City is regarded as home to embroidered balls.

For the locals in Jiuzhou Village of Jingxi City, embroidered balls not only represent ancient handicraft, but also serve as a means to increase income as about 500,000 embroidered balls are made here annually. (Xinhua/Fei Maohua)

A female embroidery worker makes an embroidered ball in Jiuzhou Village of Jingxi City, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Aug. 2, 2023. Embroidered balls used to be tokens of love between men and women, but now they have become popular souvenirs and sachets. With a long history of making embroidered balls, Jingxi City is regarded as home to embroidered balls.

For the locals in Jiuzhou Village of Jingxi City, embroidered balls not only represent ancient handicraft, but also serve as a means to increase income as about 500,000 embroidered balls are made here annually. (Xinhua/Zhang Ailin)

This aerial photo taken on Aug. 2, 2023 shows the Jiuzhou Village of Jingxi City, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. Embroidered balls used to be tokens of love between men and women, but now they have become popular souvenirs and sachets. With a long history of making embroidered balls, Jingxi City is regarded as home to embroidered balls.

For the locals in Jiuzhou Village of Jingxi City, embroidered balls not only represent ancient handicraft, but also serve as a means to increase income as about 500,000 embroidered balls are made here annually. (Xinhua/Zhou Hua)

Liang Ailian, an 85-year-old villager, makes an embroidered ball in Jiuzhou Village of Jingxi City, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Aug. 2, 2023. Embroidered balls used to be tokens of love between men and women, but now they have become popular souvenirs and sachets. With a long history of making embroidered balls, Jingxi City is regarded as home to embroidered balls.

For the locals in Jiuzhou Village of Jingxi City, embroidered balls not only represent ancient handicraft, but also serve as a means to increase income as about 500,000 embroidered balls are made here annually. (Xinhua/Fei Maohua)

A villager makes an embroidered ball in Jiuzhou Village of Jingxi City, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Aug. 2, 2023. Embroidered balls used to be tokens of love between men and women, but now they have become popular souvenirs and sachets. With a long history of making embroidered balls, Jingxi City is regarded as home to embroidered balls.

For the locals in Jiuzhou Village of Jingxi City, embroidered balls not only represent ancient handicraft, but also serve as a means to increase income as about 500,000 embroidered balls are made here annually. (Xinhua/Fei Maohua)

A female embroidery worker makes an embroidered ball at the workshop of intangible cultural heritage inheritor Wang Xiufen in Jingxi City, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Aug. 2, 2023. Embroidered balls used to be tokens of love between men and women, but now they have become popular souvenirs and sachets. With a long history of making embroidered balls, Jingxi City is regarded as home to embroidered balls.

For the locals in Jiuzhou Village of Jingxi City, embroidered balls not only represent ancient handicraft, but also serve as a means to increase income as about 500,000 embroidered balls are made here annually. (Xinhua/Zhang Ailin)

Intangible cultural heritage inheritor Wang Xiufen makes an embroidered ball in Jingxi City, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Aug. 2, 2023. Embroidered balls used to be tokens of love between men and women, but now they have become popular souvenirs and sachets. With a long history of making embroidered balls, Jingxi City is regarded as home to embroidered balls.

For the locals in Jiuzhou Village of Jingxi City, embroidered balls not only represent ancient handicraft, but also serve as a means to increase income as about 500,000 embroidered balls are made here annually. (Xinhua/Zhou Hua)

Time:2023-09-08      admin:China culture      Views:440

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