Elegant chopsticks from ancient China

  
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Elegant chopsticks from ancient China

Chopsticks play an important role in Chinese culture. It is believed that the first  chopsticks  were developed over 5,000 years ago in China. The Palace Museum in Beijing has recently shared a range of photos featuring ancient chopsticks used in the royal palace on the micro blog Sina Weibo. Let's take a look.

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A pair of chopsticks made of gold inlaid with gray jade and ebony, from the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). [Photo/Official Weibo account of the Palace Museum]

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A pair of jasper chopsticks, from the Qing Dynasty. [Photo/Official Weibo account of the Palace Museum]

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A pair of gold chopsticks with spiricle, from the Qing Dynasty. [Photo/Official Weibo account of the Palace Museum]

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A pair of chopsticks made of gray jade inlaid with pink gold. [Photo/Official Weibo account of the Palace Museum]

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A pair of gray jade chopsticks, from the Qing Dynasty. [Photo/Official Weibo account of the Palace Museum]

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A pair of jasper chopsticks, from the Qing Dynasty. [Photo/Official Weibo account of the Palace Museum]

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A pair of chopsticks made of red sandalwood inlaid with gold and agate, from the Qing Dynasty. [Photo/Official Weibo account of the Palace Museum]

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A pair of chopsticks made of red sandalwood inlaid with metallic yarn and jade, from the Qing Dynasty. [Photo/Official Weibo account of the Palace Museum]

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A pair of chopsticks with bamboo joint stripe, from the Tang Dynasty (618-907). [Photo/Official Weibo account of the Palace Museum]


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Buzz of the Orient
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1  seeder  Buzz of the Orient    2 months ago

We just use plain bamboo chopsticks, although I also have a portable nickel-silver pair that unscrew in half and are carried in a little plastic case but I've never used them.  There isn't a restaurant in China that doesn't provide them except for American fast food restaurants, and I'll bet they have them in case anyone asks but I have no idea what they would use them for - chips (French fries) or nuggets possibly. 

 
 
 
Buzz of the Orient
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2  seeder  Buzz of the Orient    2 months ago

When I posted this article almost all the images became tiny thumbnails but I don't know if it is just my computer or it appears that way for everyone.  Please let me know what you see, and if all the images don't show up properly I'll try reposting them in the (my) morning, which will be around 13 or 14 hours from now. 

 
 
 
Buzz of the Orient
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3  seeder  Buzz of the Orient    2 months ago

Okay, problem solved.  I was only able at first to post a saved photo, which I did for the first one in order to have one required to post the article, and I had just copied and pasted the rest, so now I saved and then posted all the photos from my picture library. 

 
 
 
A. Macarthur
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4  A. Macarthur    2 months ago

Will post a link to these "pickup artists" (so to speak) shortly.

 
 
 
Buzz of the Orient
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4.1  seeder  Buzz of the Orient  replied to  A. Macarthur @4    2 months ago

Thanks, A.Mac

 
 

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