[Explanation] In an intangible heritage workshop in Dingxi City, Gansu Province, the trendy satchels, fashionable hairpins, cartoon puppets, cute pillows and Guochao-fan scarves have attracted the attention of many people.
Consumers are not only interested in the creative antiquity and national trend design styles, but another major reason is that all products are hand-made with ancient Chinese medicinal materials.
Qi Hui, the person in charge of the workshop, is a girl who came out of the mountains. With the advantage of local medicinal materials, she combined the dyeing of herbal materials with hand embroidery, woodwork, and paper-cutting in a way of "intangible heritage + cultural creation". Developed a series of traditional and fashionable herbal cultural and creative products that are both traditional and fashionable.
At the end of February, Qi Hui introduced to reporters in his intangible heritage workshop that Dingxi, Gansu, as the national capital of Chinese medicinal materials, is rich in more than 300 kinds of medicinal materials, which can be used for fiber dyeing. Ideas unearthed artistically.
[Concurrent] Qi Hui, person in charge of an intangible heritage workshop
Isatis root is used for its roots. The leaves are discarded or eaten by animals. It is quite wasteful. In fact, it can be dyed.
The handicrafts, artworks, and culture of Chinese medicine culture are almost blank, so what I want is to make them not only used as Chinese medicinal materials and health foods, but also to reflect this art aspect of its culture.
[Explanation] Ma Yujie, a local resident who is familiar with Chinese herbal medicine culture, told reporters that since Chinese herbal medicine culture is rooted in the hearts of local people, she prefers traditional herbal tie-dye clothing.
[Concurrent] Ma Yujie, a citizen of Dingxi
Traditional culture and national trends, such as accessories, bags, some lipsticks from the Forbidden City, which are particularly popular recently, and Dunhuang styles for cultural and creative works, I think they all fit the aesthetics of some of our young people.
Putting these environmentally friendly Chinese medicinal materials is particularly good for human health. Unlike other fashions, such as some foreign fashions, they all use chemical dyes.
[Explanation] Sun Ru, deputy director of the local intangible cultural heritage protection center, is also a loyal fan of intangible cultural and creative products. She said that there are currently 21 intangible cultural and creative workshops in the local area, and many Chinese herbal cultural and creative products have gone overseas.
[Concurrent] Sun Ru, Deputy Director of the Intangible Cultural Heritage Protection Center of Dingxi City, Gansu Province
The public is becoming more and more interested in all aspects of traditional culture, and various cultural and creative products of traditional craftsmanship have been favored by the public.
This inheritor has been committed to the revitalization of traditional crafts. Our intangible cultural and creative products have received very good responses both inside and outside the province. Some excellent intangible cultural and creative products have gone overseas.
There is no shortage of material life. If you want to satisfy the exquisite, unique, cultural charm, and story to tell, intangible cultural heritage is the best gift to do your part.
[Explanation] In the end, Qi Hui said frankly that there are many types of products based on hand-made and raw material issues, but there are few stocks that cannot be mass-produced. Many webcast large orders are unable to receive them. This is the biggest restriction for future product expansion. factor.
Li Yalong Zhang Jing reports from Dingxi, Gansu
Editor in charge: [Zhang Kaixin]