Wood carvings from Cao County became viral in Ming and Qing Dynasty. All of the wood carving pieces were about spiritual animals and lucky symbols. Local people incorporated wood carvings into their daily lives by using them as sacrificial offerings.
The design of each wood carving piece has no boundaries. With the excellent skill sets, wood carving artists are able to carve anything as long as you can name it. Those wood carving pieces are actually precious images reflecting the local cultures and customs. If you happen to be a huge fan of Chinese arts and crafts or Chinese customs, Heze is a place for such passion, and you will be able to carve your own lucky symbols there.
Heze Cao County