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Blacksmith forging a future for Xinjiang folk art

chinadaily.com.cn | Updated:2020-07-07

Abas is a modern blacksmith in China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region who enjoys handmade iron artwork. Although the handicraft consumes a lot of time and costs, "I do not want this folk art to be forgotten in history, so I am going to stick with it," said Abas. He keeps learning techniques and is able to produce more delicate works.

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