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Baisha Naxi Embroidery Institute

Baisha Village, Yulong County, China
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Interesting introduction to embroidery artworks

The girls training at the institute are trained to this skill to earn a living and the more... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
KulEve
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kul
I Couldn't Believe My Eyes!

We viewed beautiful pictures that were actually embroideries that were so skillfully done, that... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Carolyn L
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San Diego, California
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The girls training at the institute are trained to this skill to earn a living and the more experienced ones would do more intricate designs which can take months or even longer. Embroidery artworks are sold here as well.

Thank KulEve
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We viewed beautiful pictures that were actually embroideries that were so skillfully done, that they looked like photos at first glance. This talent is being lost as most people do not have the interest, time, or skill to compose these pictures.

Thank Carolyn L
Reviewed 23 April 2017

We stopped here for a lesson in embroidery practices. We got that and more. The items were very attractive. We bought a piece by two masters: They both work on opposite sides of the same work simultaneously. On one side is a tiger - on...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2016

The Embroidery Institute captures the ethereal nature of Chinese art while at the same time celebrating hand craft and advancing the social good. All within a settling of serenity, poise and grace. This integration of purpose, art and spirit is quintessentially Chinese. We brought home...More

1  Thank axisstar
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Only a few weeks had elapsed between my visiting the Embroidery Institute in Pyongyang and this Mu Family Embroidery Institute in Baisha village. The North Korean work had been beautiful, but the embroidery on display in Baisha was simply stunning. I am not a great...More

1  Thank DrMSuleiman
Reviewed 18 July 2016

The artistry of this place is truly amazing, and you can see the process of making the embroidery as well as the finished products. This was a big surprise for me, and made the visit to Baisha well worth the time.

1  Thank Paul S
Reviewed 14 May 2016

We never expected to buy embroidery but it is breathtakingly beautiful work by a master of an art which is so exacting that it may become a disappearing art. It takes 10 years to become eligible to become a master--if your eyes are still good...More

1  Thank BonCher
Reviewed 7 April 2016

We highly recommend taking some time to visit the Institute. The women artisans are amazing. The other reviews provide excellent descriptions artisans and their art. We would like to share an experience that highlights the integrity of the Institute. We purchased an embroidery art piece....More

1  Thank chinatraveler2015
Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

The comments and the pictures are mixing two different embroidery schools in Baisha! One is the "institute", hidden in the backroads. The other one is the family operated school at the north end of the main road. In both you can watch young girls doing...More

2  Thank Adrian N
Reviewed 21 November 2015

What a great experience. Seeing the embroidery being done by students and "masters" turns out fantastic works of art. Also there is art by a local international "wood block" artist, all the work is stunning, not exactly cheap, and great if you can afford it...More

1  Thank hagar99
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