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The ancient LiuLi BOSHAN Origin
The Boshan LiuLi industry has a long history, profound culture. Here are the earliest extant ancient LiuLi furnace ruins, the country's first and only temple of furnace, resulting in the ancient Chinese Ministry LiuLi monograph, built the the first LiuLi Museum.
According to archaeological experts, Boshan LiuLi industry started 600 years ago, the ruins of the furnace LiuLi 1982 found proved, Yuan and Ming the Boshan The LiuLi already have a considerable scale. Hongwu years, the within Gongjian in this set the "outside plant", the Court production of "green curtain" LiuLi tribute.
30 years (AD 1611) of Ming Dynasty, the folk artists Xu Ying Yuan initiated the establishment of the Boshan furnace temple ", the building has still preserved. 1617 set up a LiuLi industry trade organizations - the furnace line Chiu. At this point, Boshan LiuLi products have been exported, southern and southwestern minority areas, to become LiuLi production center, since eternity. Boshan to rich LiuLi also left clues buried in history for the Chinese the ancient LiuLi traceable.
China-made glass can be traced back to the Western Zhou Dynasty
Since modern times, have the "West" and "innovative" about the origins of Chinese LiuLi dispute.
In the twenties of the last century, archeology assistant White, Toronto, Canada in the teaching of the Christian district of Luoyang, Henan Division, had the antique stalls throughout the city in 1928 after heavy rain, to see a likable LiuLi beads and copper inlaid with half a slice of beads side pot , bronze mirrors, and hook the sale. These precious cultural relics caught his interest, he will buy all. Understand, to know the provenance of these relics from the Warring States tombs in Luoyang City, 20 km northeast of the Zhou Dynasty displace Golden Village, which LiuLi beads.
Later, White collected from his LiuLi samples selected samples sent to England, prop English scholars Seligman, and Baker, two, took the analysis and identification, race, two Tony White sent the samples were analyzed, the identification results : the Warring States period, rare beads are made of glass, its style and Western ancient glass beads similar to its unique composition, that is, containing barium are more of a lead glass, lead-barium composed of glass.