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Ancient Chinese Shoes (5)

Interesting Shoes   This is a copy of ancient Chinese shoes. Tens of thousands of years ago, ancient people had learned to use fur and plants to protect their feet from getting hurt, in particular fur left over from hunting. They were used as socks and shoes because of their durability and warmth. These were [...]

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Four Gentlemen in Plants

In ancient China, people called a man of great virtue a gentleman. In the world of flowers plum blossoms, orchids, bamboo and chrysanthemums are known as the four gentlemen in China because these plants’ natural character have something in common with human virtues. They have all long been featured in ancient paintings and poems used [...]

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