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Elegant chopsticks from ancient China

By Bi Nan | chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2018-11-27 11:16

Chopsticks play an important role in Chinese culture. It is believed that the first chopsticks were developed over 5,000 years ago in China. The Palace Museum in Beijing has recently shared a range of photos featuring ancient chopsticks used in the royal palace on the micro blog Sina Weibo. Let's take a look.

A pair of chopsticks made of gold inlaid with gray jade and ebony, from the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). [Photo/Official Weibo account of the Palace Museum]
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