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China. Gifts from China


Tours in China today are very popular among Ukrainians.

This is not surprising, because China was and still is a powerful country with beautiful nature and rich cultural heritage.

Every year thousands of tourists arrive here to enjoy the incredible scenery, delicious local cuisine and, of course, shopping! There is nothing more enjoyable than quality and really useful gifts from China.

So, what products should pay attention during your travel in this country how to properly dispose of the budget and amaze friends back in Ukraine and, most importantly, what Souvenirs to bring from China?

Present to you the top rated original gift that you can give from your tour of China.

Silk underwear

Those who have not yet decided what to bring from China, it is worth remembering legendary Chinese silks, which, as you know, earlier was a money equivalent in China. Luxurious fabrics with exotic patterns has always been highly valued by leading European couturiers. In search of a thin and gentle matter merchants has covered thousands of kilometres, when faced with difficult climatic conditions, terrible diseases and blood-thirsty robbers who attacked caravans. Their extreme tour in China went down in history under the name of “silk road”.

Today, Chinese silk is still considered the best in the world. There is, perhaps, a more elegant gift than luxury underwear, decorated with authentic handmade embroidery. Beautiful robes with mystical patterns and heavenly colors made according to special patterns. Thanks to this carefully hide figure flaws and Vice versa - elegantly highlighted all its benefits. What to say about Bohemian bed linen, woven by Chinese craftsmen? In the bins of the local merchants you can also find exclusive sets of bed linen for newlyweds and children.

Jewelry jade

Few people know that jade in China earlier it was valued much higher than silver and gold. The ancient sages believed that it is “stone”, which brings financial prosperity, success and divine enlightenment. Watching tours to China, please note on excursion offers in Shanghai. In this city is the iconic jade Buddha Temple. It has a huge six-meter figure of Buddha, made from a giant single piece of jade! By the way, walking around the shops and souvenir shops in Shanghai, you will see a large assortment of jewelry from jade.

Green stones have a special mystical significance and have specific healing properties. As practice shows, owners of the jade beads and bracelets is much less likely to complain of neurological disorders, blood pressure, and kidney disease. And here's a neat jade earrings will help get rid of insomnia.

Certainly in the sale you will be able to find the special jade rollers. They are used usually for massage in beauty salons. They eliminate wrinkles, make skin fresh and elastic.

Tableware from porcelain

Local porcelain – this is perhaps the most valuable gift that you can bring from your tour of China.

Did you know that in the days when China was ruled by a dynasty of emperors, the technology of manufacturing of tableware made of porcelain was a well-kept secret? The one who gave a state secret the production of paints and glazes for porcelain and threatened with horrible torture and the death penalty. In addition, previously there was a limit on the export of Chinese porcelain.

Now, fortunately for tourists, to purchase amazing porcelain everyone can. And, despite the fact that the prices of these goods remained high, the real aristocrats continue to hunt for rare artifacts in pawn shops and antique shops. If you work hard, you can find precious porcelain plates and vases, finely painted Chinese painters centuries ago.

Surprisingly, every picture you see on the pot or the plate, it carries a deep meaning and probably has a some ancient legend or philosophical thought.

These gifts from China are a big piece of history!

Local beverages

Many Ukrainian travelers bring alcoholic drinks as Souvenirs from your tour of China. Most often it is a beautiful bottle of pickled reptiles and insects. What is there on the shelves of Chinese shops! To understand what is written on the label, almost impossible. That is why do not hurry to throw away money on the first jar with an explosive potion.

First, before you buy a tour to China, check beforehand what amount of alcohol you can carry, and what brands are proven. Secondly, take into account the fact that not every beautiful drink will be delicious. Rice beer, for example, is not popular with visitors. From the variety of products of Chinese “spill” Ukrainian tourists often try corn vodka or moonshine grass sorghum (sorghum). The drink is very strong (40 to 50°), so it should not be consumed in large quantities.

Some Chinese convince buyers that drinks are “dragon” have healing properties, but all shouldn't believe every word. If you are looking for cheap gift from China, you should look into the local supermarkets where a wide range of certified alcohol.

Canned air

Yes, Yes! It was such an original gift to offer to the tourists in Guizhou, which is considered an ecologically clean area of China. Canned air is sold in small metal cans. Surprisingly, this souvenir is very popular.

District of Guizhou, which produces the natural products, have always been considered very poor. There lived hermits. Poor infrastructure, terrible roads and dilapidated shacks, over time, turned into a beautiful ecovillage. The highlands has become a lucrative tourist area, and local entrepreneurs in the literal sense of the word, began to make on the air.

A Chinese jar of fresh air from the mountain valleys, where is located the crystal clear mineral springs and year-round fragrance heavenly flowers, you can buy almost in every shop. Such a gift from China will highlight your sense of humor and will amuse those who you decide to give it to.

We hope that our recommendations will help you to enjoy the shopping experience during your travels in China and bring unique gifts to their loved ones.

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Date of publication: 04.04.2014