The making of Quanzhou's white porcelain dates back to the Song Dynasty

Editor's note: This report focuses on Quanzhou as part of our special series, "Rising Star Cities," about Chinese cities whose annual GDP exceeds 1 trillion yuan ($155 billion). At the end of 2021, there were 24 such cities. Click here for more stories on Quanzhou, an ancient trading hub known for its cultural diversity. You can also explore our earlier coverage of Ningbo, Changsha and Chongqing

Quanzhou City's porcelain is famous for its rich form, exquisite craftsmanship and smooth white body. The craft dates back to over 1,000 years ago, to the Song Dynasty. It was included in the first round of China's National List of Intangible Cultural Heritages. CGTN takes you to look at how this unique material is crafted.

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