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  1. GLORIOUS PEONY
    GLORIOUS PEONY

    The peony, the flower of wealth and honor, is the symbol of prosperity in Chinese culture. The peony’s large petals and showy color make it “The King of Flowers”.

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  2. GONG BI
    GONG BI

    YEWN’s Gongbi Collection pays tribute to Chinese painting artists of this meticulous art form with YEWN’s trademark craftsmanship. Coloured and usually depicts figural or narrative subjects, GongBi uses highly detailed brushstrokes that delimit details very precisely and without expressive variation. These paintings were endorsed and collected by royalty and the elite of China in secret in royal palaces and private homes between the Tang and Song (960-1276 AD) Dynasties.

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  3. IMPERIAL AMULET
    IMPERIAL AMULET

    In the Manchu language, “Abkai Wehiyehe” means “ Blessed by the Heavens” and was the name of Qing Dynasty emperor Gaozong, whose reign was called Qianlong. Born in 1711 and passing away in 1799, his life spanned much of the Eighteenth century.

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  4. IMPERIAL GRACE
    IMPERIAL GRACE

    Imperial jewellery was the most delicate part of imperial costume. The most frequently used precious gems like pearl, jadeite, tourmaline, coral, ruby, sapphire and so forth, were set in gold and silver.

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  5. LACQUERWARE
    LACQUERWARE

    Lacquer objects have been discovered in burial grounds dating back to Neolith- ic times at the Hemudu 河姆渡 archaeological cultural site in Zhejiang Prov- ince 浙江省 and through fragments discovered at the Erlitou二里頭site dating from the Xia dynasty 夏朝 c.2100BCE. By the Shang dynasty 商朝 (c.1600– 1050BCE), lacquer was already a sophisticated art form.

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  6. LITERATI SPEAK
    LITERATI SPEAK

    Literati, scholars in China whose poetry, calligraphy, and paintings were supposed primarily to reveal their cultivation and express their personal feelings rather than demonstrate professional skill. The concept of literati painters was first formulated in Northern Song period (960–1127)—at which time it was called shidafuhua (士大夫畫, scholar-official painting)—by the poet-calligrapher Su Shi (蘇軾 1037-1101), the ideal of the literati painting was finally and enduringly codified by the great Ming dynasty critic and painter Dong Qichang (董其昌 1555—1636).

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  7. LOCK OF GOOD WISHES
    LOCK OF GOOD WISHES

    Lock is an auspicious symbol in Chinese culture, wishing for good health and longevity.

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  8. MANCHURIAN
    MANCHURIAN

    Yewn’s Manchurian Collection pays tribute to the Manchurian cultural heritage.

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  9. NOSTALGIA
    NOSTALGIA

    Step into a traditional Chinese garden, and you can see openings in the walls, like windows cut in different shapes.

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