Qiaojia small bowl of brown sugar, Zhaotong
Qiaojia small bowl of brown sugar, usually called Sugar Bowls, is made in indigenous method in workshops. The small bowl of brown sugar is sculpted simple and elegant with unique packing. The sugar is hemisphere-shaped with a hollow on both sides and is called one petal. Two sugar petals meet and become one “orange” which is called one He. One He weighs about 50 grams and is tied up in robur leaves. Every ten He are packed into a column in sugar cane leaves and this makes one Ba which weighs about 500 grams. This way makes it water-proof, convenient and old-timey at the same time.