Dough Figurine


Dough shaping is a traditional Chinese folk art that demand simple equipment but with high artistic value. Traditional dough figurines are made of purified wheat flour, glutinous rice power mixed with bee-honey and glycerin. The artists use their skillful gingers cut, pinch, rub, and twist the soft dough and in a few minutes, a cute human figure or a lively animal will be born. The various colors of the dough are from mineral pigments, and do not change with time and so does the shape of the d…

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