Time-honored silver jewelry from Tonghai County, SW China
Updated 12:47, 05-Oct-2020

The silver jewelry culture in Tonghai County, Yuxi City, Yunnan Province can be traced back to the Mongolians from the Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368). 

Tonghai silver jewelry "Peacock" is now a well-known Chinese brand.

The history of "Peacock" jewelry can be traced back to the Qing Dynasty (1636-1912); in 1851, Tonghai silver jewelry was highly popular. The video was filmed in a "Peacock" jewelry studio, showcasing one of the craftsman's bracelet-making skills. 

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(Cover is a screenshot. Video filmed by Liu Ming, edited by Xing Fangyu.)