CULTURE Artist delivers positive message through egg carvings

CULTURE

Artist delivers positive message through egg carvings

chinadaily.com.cn

12:16, April 22, 2020

Folk artist Zhao Wei carves a monkey onto an eggshell, April 21, 2020. As the world is battling the COVID-19 epidemic, Zhao recently created a series of eggshell carvings showcasing people's fighting spirit during the ongoing crisis. Egg carving is a traditional folk art form that originates from the custom of giving carved eggs as gifts at weddings and birthday parties. It is a sophisticated craft as it often involves engraving, painting, as well as embroidery. Given that the carving is conducted on eggshells, it is often called "the most fragile art,", which requires ultimate precision. (Photos: Xinhua)

As the world is battling the COVID-19 epidemic, Folk artist Zhao Wei recently created a series of eggshell carvings showcasing people's fighting spirit during the ongoing crisis. Egg carving is a traditional folk art form that originates from the custom of giving carved eggs as gifts at weddings and birthday parties. It is a sophisticated craft as it often involves engraving, painting, as well as embroidery. Given that the carving is conducted on eggshells, it is often called "the most fragile art,", which requires ultimate precision.

As the world is battling the COVID-19 epidemic, Folk artist Zhao Wei recently created a series of eggshell carvings showcasing people's fighting spirit during the ongoing crisis. Egg carving is a traditional folk art form that originates from the custom of giving carved eggs as gifts at weddings and birthday parties. It is a sophisticated craft as it often involves engraving, painting, as well as embroidery. Given that the carving is conducted on eggshells, it is often called "the most fragile art,", which requires ultimate precision.

As the world is battling the COVID-19 epidemic, Folk artist Zhao Wei recently created a series of eggshell carvings showcasing people's fighting spirit during the ongoing crisis. Egg carving is a traditional folk art form that originates from the custom of giving carved eggs as gifts at weddings and birthday parties. It is a sophisticated craft as it often involves engraving, painting, as well as embroidery. Given that the carving is conducted on eggshells, it is often called "the most fragile art,", which requires ultimate precision.

As the world is battling the COVID-19 epidemic, Folk artist Zhao Wei recently created a series of eggshell carvings showcasing people's fighting spirit during the ongoing crisis. Egg carving is a traditional folk art form that originates from the custom of giving carved eggs as gifts at weddings and birthday parties. It is a sophisticated craft as it often involves engraving, painting, as well as embroidery. Given that the carving is conducted on eggshells, it is often called "the most fragile art,", which requires ultimate precision.

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