Xinjiang Arts and Crafts
Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region has a 2,000-year history of rug production, and Uygur rugs enjoy a good reputation on the global market. They have been collected by many well-known museums and individual collectors. Uygur rugs are known as "oriental rugs" due to their exquisite craftsmanship and unique artistic style, and are popular souvenirs for domestic and foreign tourists
Yengisar is a county in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, and the Yengisar knives have been produced for 400 years. They are made with exquisite skill, coming out in beautiful shapes and decicate designs displaying the unique Uygur style. Then handle is smooth and bright, and the cutting edge is sharp and durable. Made of stainless steel, it can be put in boiling water and will not bend when cutting hard materials. Yengisar knives come in over 20 types with some 40 designs. These knives are not only a daily necessity, but an object of aesthetic beauty.
The Uygur people, both old and young, men and women, like to wear the four or five-angled embroidered hat all year round. Made with exquisite workmanship, it is brightly colored and decorated with beads. These hats have become the symbol of the Uygur people.