As its name implies, egg carving means carving on the thin and fragile egg. The similar handicrafts may be common seen in western countries during the Easter Day. However, Datong egg carving is much different from those in western country for its Chinese elements, as Chinese Calligraphy, Facial Painting and Chinese Painting are carved on the egg shells. With well design on the composition and delicate result of carving, the Datong egg carving boasts pretty high artistic value.
With a history of over 1400 years, the process of porcelain production in Datong is perfectly developed. Using a unique method of production, porcelain figurines can be fashioned into many shapes such as animals and figures from traditional Chinese stories.
Corn Husk Plaited Articles
Highly breathable, smooth, soft to the touch and very pliable, processed corn husk can be used to create many useful articles such as coasters, cushions and mats.
Daxi Street : With a very long history, Daxi Street is one of the busiest streets in Datong. All kinds of stores stand along the road sides. There are some supper malls like Zhongxing Shopping Mall, East Shopping Mall, Huafeng Shopping Mall, Qingyuan Shopping mall and so on. With high-tech facilities, these big shopping malls not only provide people the best goods but also the best services. Besides, there are also some other small stores, like shoes stores, clothing stores, hair salons and some small restaurants. In the middle of the street, two Shanhua Monasteries are located there. In a word, it is an ideal place for people to go shopping, relax and enjoy the delicious food.