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  • DEDICATED MENTOR: Lang Xiaofeng shows his apprentice how to carve a jade stone at his studio in Beijing (SHI GANG)
  • WORK CATHEXISLY: Lang Xiaofeng carves a large jade work at his studio in Chaoyang District in Beijing (SHI GANG)
  • AT WORK: A corner of Lang Xiaofeng's studio (SHI GANG)
  • A FEMININE TOUCH: The only female jade sculptor at Lang's studio carves a figure of Buddha on a Hetian jade material (SHI GANG)
  • EXQUISITE ART WORK: A lifelike scorpion sculpture made on a southern red agate (SHI GANG)
  • EXQUISITE ART WORK: A lifelike scorpion sculpture made on a southern red agate (SHI GANG)
  • PRETTY: Pendent ornaments carved with various designs on small pieces of Hetian jade (SHI GANG)
  • LIFELIKENESS: An emerald sculpture for a desk furnishing (SHI GANG)
  • ORNAMENT: A kind of Hetian jade furnishing (SHI GANG)
  • DIFFERENT DESIGNS: Pretty Hetian jade furnishings and pendent ornaments carved by Lang Xiaofeng's studio (SHI GANG)
  • BRILLIANT COMPARISON: Two ornaments carved on southern red agate and Hetian jade (SHI GANG)
  • TOP GRADE: A pretty handlebar ornament carved on A-class Hetian jade (SHI GANG)
  • BUDDHA DESIGN: A Hetian jade pendent ornament carved with a design of a Buddha figure (SHI GANG)
  • GOOD CHOICE: Pieces of southern red agate materials (SHI GANG)
  • GREAT DISCOVERY: Raw emerald material (SHI GANG)
  • VARIOUS MATERIAL: Testas from tropical benthal's mollusk can be used as carving material (SHI GANG)

Lang Xiaofeng is an inheritor of the northern genre of jade sculpting. His work not only incorporates the grand style of sculpting normally found in China's north, but also captures a mode of elegance of south, typical among young and contemporary sculptors.

Modern jade sculptures consist of historical figures, animals and nature, rings and a range of ornaments.

Jade carving is a time-honored skill. China's jade works are highly esteemed across the world and several pieces have been added to a series list of China's intangible cultural heritage.

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