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This Silversmith Turned a Ghost Town Into a Haven with 600 Other Silver Craftsmen

This Silversmith Turned a Ghost Town Into a Haven with 600 Other Silver Craftsmen
Pan Shixue could never find a job he liked, not until he returned to his hometown of Maliao village in Guizhou, China. There, he rediscovered the villagers' history of making silver jewelry. Years of honing the craft led Pan to open the village's first silversmith workshop — today it's home to over 600 silversmiths. We learn how one man's dream brought life back again to an entire town. Address: 贵州省黔东南苗族侗族自治州雷山县西江镇麻料村If you liked this video, we have more stories about Chinese artisans, including: The Man that Designed the Famous Stamp on Hong Kong's $100 Carving Mahjong By Hand in Hong Follow us on Instagram for behind-the-scenes moments: updated on Twitter: the conversation on Facebook: story ideas? Send them to us at : Tiffany Ip Videographer: Guo YongEditor and Mastering: Hanley ChuMusic: Audio Network#silversmith #handcraft #artisan