Binzhou Blacksmith Master Li
Blacksmithing, a traditional art in Binzhou, is different from many of the other traditional Chinese arts. Unlike calligraphy and pottery, blacksmithing involves a large amount of physical strength and precision. Master Li, who is 72 years old, is a maestro of this craft. His works are even collected from overseas fans in Italy! His best seller is a reverse-hooked fish spear that sells for only ¥13 (RMB 800).
Watch Master Li make a catchy beat as he strikes away at the molten steel: almost like he’s playing the drums!
山东省文化和旅游厅 Shandong Provincial Department of Culture and Tourism
美国友康科技有限公司 U-Combination Technology (USA) Inc.
Authorized agency for Shandong Provincial Department of Culture and Tourism in the U.S.
150 E Swedesford Rd, Suite 101,
Wayne, PA 19087