Gyantse Tibetan blankets

2017-09-28 09:29:46 | From:China Tibet Online

The ancient  Gyantse in Tibet is one of China's cities famous for its history and culture and has a reputation for being the "hometown of Tibetan blankets".

The climate is bitterly cold on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau and starting from the nomadic era, wool-woven Tibetan blankets have always been a necessity for Tibetan people, and the blankets made in Gyantse are some of the best in Tibet. As early as the Ming (1368-1644) and Qing (1644-1912) Dynasties, Gyantse Tibetan blankets were used as a main tribute given to the central government by local government officials in Tibet. As a result, they already have a history of more than 900 years. They are exquisitely made and durable, with colorful, eye-catching designs showing unique ethnic tradition.

In recent years, with continuous improvements to craftsmanship and  production innovation, Gyantse Tibetan blankets have already made it out of Gyantse and have a ready market at home and abroad.

Photo shows a Gyantse Tibetan blanket.

Photo shows modern technology was used in the production of Gyantse Tibetan blanket.


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