Chinese Paper Cuts

The art of Chinese paper cutting has been prized for many thousands of years. Paper cuts are used for decoration, given as gifts, and are regarded as lucky. Traditional paper cuts often showed celebrations, weddings and feasts, but now all sorts of motifs are used. You can see some examples of Chinese paper cuts below ... or have a go at our Chinese Paper Cut Craft idea!

Chinese paper cut for Year of the Rat
Chinese paper cut for Year of the Rat

Traditional red paper cut for Year of the Monkey 2016
Traditional red paper cut for Year of the Monkey 2016

Year of the Goat paper cut
A Year of the Goat paper cut for 2015

Year of the Dragon paper cut
A Year of the Dragon paper cut
 

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