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Lhatse Tibetan knife favored by consumers

By Zhi Xinghua Source:China Tibet News 2019年09月06日 10:07


Tourists are buying Tibetan knives in a store in Lhatse Town of Xigaze City, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. [China Tibet News/Chen Lin]

"Lhatse Tibetan knife", also known as Tselong Tibetan knife, is a branch of the nine Tibetan knife factions. It is recognized as the birthplace of Tibetan knife with good quality and exquisite workmanship. With a production history of more than 1600 years, it is a national intangible cultural heritage, bearing and inheriting the hard work and wisdom of Tibetan people for thousands of years.

After thousands of years of practice and experience accumulation, "Lhatse Tibetan knife" has formed a unique set of pure handmade craft, and each process is handmade by artists with high level. The blade is made of high-grade steel, which needs 17 working procedures such as quenching, tempering and polishing. Nowadays, "Lhatse Tibetan knife" with sharp, beautiful, practical and collecting values is sought after by numerous tourists at home and abroad.

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