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Baisha Naxi Embroidery Institute

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Absolutely stunning! Well worth a visit if you are visiting Baisha OldTown.

I know very little about embroidery, but that did not prevent me from being utterly stunned by the... read more

Reviewed August 15, 2018
Alex280546
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Melbourne, Australia
Well worth the visit!

We had visited another embroidery school and decided to visit this one to compare notes. The... read more

Reviewed August 7, 2018
aging2016
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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No.12 Team 2, Sanyuan Village, Baisha Town, Yulong County 674101, China
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Reviewed August 15, 2018

I know very little about embroidery, but that did not prevent me from being utterly stunned by the quality of work done by the girls in this place. It is well worth a visit. The teacher explains what the embroidery school is all about (the...More

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Reviewed August 7, 2018

We had visited another embroidery school and decided to visit this one to compare notes. The teacher's work in this school was very poignant and elegant. All the proceeds of sales go back into the school to give poor girls a skill to help lift...More

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Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

We stumbled across the Institute and were invited in. We were taken around the place by one of the teachers of the institute who also answered our questions about Naxi minority art, culture and customs. It was great as we were travelling without any guide....More

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Reviewed April 25, 2018

Not my type of thing, but even I was surprised by the skill of these workers. The designs were for the most part classical Chinese and the quality of some was exceptional. The prices were also exceptional, but that it's understanding as some pf the...More

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Reviewed July 14, 2017 via mobile

Our family visited the institute randomly. We actually followed a Chinese map app that took us to the back entrance much to the surprise of the staff and ourselves. It was raining , never the less we were greeted warmly and took a tour. We...More

2  Thank Lezanne M
Reviewed June 23, 2017

A must if visiting Lijiang ! I bought a beautiful tapestry and its a cherished momento of China! The silk threads being so thin, th patience and skill of the workers-amazing!

2  Thank sanddoc
Reviewed June 6, 2017 via mobile

This is a quick and easy visit when in Baisha and I highly recommend. One of the teachers speaks English very well and gave us a very informative talk about the school. We decided to buy a few pieces, however there was absolutely no pressure....More

4  Thank mcomes
Reviewed May 10, 2017

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.

2  Thank KulEve
Reviewed May 4, 2017

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.

2  Thank Carolyn L
Reviewed April 23, 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

2  Thank OneAddictedTraveler
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