Jianchuan County Shopping
What to buy
1.Jianchuan Wood Carving
Jianchuan wood carving, with a history of over 1,000 years, is famous for its exquisite and elegant designs and durable quality. The main patterns of the wood carving are flowers, animals and some folktales. Jianchuan wood carving can be used to decoration in ancient buildings, such as bucket arches, square tables and tea tables, or folk instruments, or other household supplies, for instance, bins and penholders.
As a famous souvenir in Dali, the tie dyeing of the Bais is welcomed by tourists. The dyestuff is the indigo. Before dyeing, the white cloth is tied and sewn into different patterns by hand. Then various designs, such as bees, butterflies, plum blossoms and fish would appear vividly that can not be achieved in painting.
Jianchuan Ginseng is famous for its abundant nutrition. Ginseng was originally a wild plant, after the domestication and cultivation, quantity and quality have greatly improved, ginseng can be used as both food and medicine. It contains a variety of amino acids, carbohydrates, proteins, vitamins, amino acid content of 16 kinds.
Where to buy
You can buy these souvenir in local fair or market.