Luminous Cup (yangguan Jade Cup)
Dunhuang Luminous Cup, known as Yangguan Jade Cup, is a rare drinking vessel and has been a famous local tourist souvenir. It got its name for it can glow in the dark. Made of the high-quality jade from the Qilian Mountains, the cup is rich in color and shape. It is good for health. It not only contains all kinds of mineral substances, but also can stand high and low temperatures.
Dunhuang Wax Printing
Since 1990s, Dunhuang has introduced the wax printing craftwork, such as processing buddhas, bodhisattvas, gigaku and other images into clothes, wall hangings, and curtains, giving this traditional craftwork new vitality. Dunhuang wax printing has been well received by customers both at home and abroad, for the wax printings with ice-splitting veins features can appropriately highlight the lasting appeal of murals being eroded and denuded.
Dunhuang Fragrant Sweet Fruits
According to history records, Dunhuang Fragrant Sweet Fruits with a long history had been a tribute since Han Dynasty. It will be a pity if you miss tasting it when traveling in Dunhuang. With high sugar content, Dunhuang Fragrant Sweet Fruits are really fine delicacies which can quench the thirst and relieve the summer heat.
Dunhuang Shops and Stores:
After visiting the places of great interest in Dunhuang, you must go to walk around the Shazhou Market, which is a primary characteristic of Dunhuang. It covers a big area and is quite busy with artworks and small remembrances as its main goods. There are crystals, silk carpet, statues, luminous cups and imitated frescoes. In the market, you can fully enjoy the joy of hunting and bargaining for the goods that you are interested in.