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Chinese Knots

There is a long history of using knots for decoration on clothing or to hang from the ceiling or on a wall. Skilled knot artists weave complex knots that you might see sold as souvenirs that you can take back with you.

They have a long history and a symbolic meaning even today. What Is a Chinese Knot? A Chinese knot is a knot that is tied and woven from a single length of cord or rope to be a variety of shapes and of varying complexity.

Each shape has its own symbolic meaning, and nowadays you can find them as decoration, gifts for special occasions, and adornments on clothes. Most knots are double layered and symmetrical and have chinese knot cords entering the knot from the chinese knot and two leaving from the bottom.

Chinese Knot Tutorials| How to Tie Chinese konts

Each kind of knot is named after its shape or the symbolic meaning that it carries. Knot weavers chinese knot use a variety of colors, but they usually weave deep red ones as in the picture above. The color red signifies good fortune. Chinese Knot is often considered a Spring Festival Mascot.

It is chinese knot pretty symbol of China known by the world.

Chinese Knot, Chinese New Year Culture in Beijing, Beijing festival

It is also a very old and traditional knot-work. According to historical records, the Chinese began to tie knots chinese knot keeping a record of events in remote antiquity.


Around the times of Chinese new year festival, you still can see Chinese knot decorations hanging on walls, doors of homes and as shop decorations to add some festival feel.

Usually, these decorations chinese knot in red chinese knot, which traditional Chinese regards it as a color of "luck".

Chinese knotting

Japan[ edit ] With greater emphasis on the braids that are used to create the knots, Japanese knotting also known chinese knot hanamusubi tends to focus on individual knots.

Maedeup articles were first used at religious ceremonies.

Decorative chinese knot was used on silk dresses, to ornament swords, to hang personal items from belts for the aristocracy, in rituals, where it continues now in contemporary wedding ceremonies.

Korean knotwork is differentiated from Korean chinese knot. Maedeup is still a commonly practiced traditional art, especially amongst the older generations.