If you need to buy a coral dragon at a price of 4.200.000 dollars Hong Kong is the place to shop. And if you are also looking for a a nice Crystal Kwn Yin specifically at the Chinese Arts and Crafts store you will pay 8, 600,00 us dollars. But not everything is that high priced of course. Bring back in your suitcase maginificent silk fabric, cloisonné cups and even cute folk dolls of excellent quality for just a few box.
The Chinese character for jade is a combination of the words for beauty and purity, but there’s far more behind the Chinese obsession with this stone than looks. Jade has been long associated with long life and good health in Chinese culture, making it a prized material for good-luck charms. Few Hong Kong newborns will be left to start life without a jade bracelet from grandma, and people of all ages receive new amulets each year based on their zodiac signs and computations of the ancient Chinese almanac.
In traditional Chinese philosophy , CHI or Qi, is the universal force that governs well-being and personal vitality. For people to maintain good health, it is believed that CHI must flow freely within the body and when blocked ” dis-ease’ and illness follow. Movement is, therefore . a key element in releasing blockages. Body massage, exercise,stretching, hydrotherapy and movement of the mind through relaxation and meditation combine to assist the body’s natural renewal and form the basis of the CHI philosophy.