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2010 Hangzhou Silk Fashion Expo Being Held in Guilin

2010-04-20 | China travel Guide | Comments(0) |   Views:(1231)

The sceneries of Guilin is the best under heaven, so is the silk products of Hangzhou.

Hangzhou is praised as "the House of Silk"  for long and its long history of silk was showed by the excavated 4700-year-old silk fabrics from Liangzhu Town, Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province. Bai Juyi, a famous poet of Tang Dynasty, once wrote poems to describe the high standard of Hangzhou silk. Hangzhou now produces 14 categories, more than 200 varieties and more than 2000 designs of silks every year. Hangzhou silk is always made with novel designs, well-arranged flowers and vivid figures. Therefore, the silk of Hangzhou is awarded frequently and has been sold to more than 100 countries and districts.