Friday, July 31, 2009
Thursday, July 30, 2009
One of nature"s most spectacular treasures, the Rajah"s Pitcher plant (Nepenthes rajah) is unique to the mountains forests of Mount Kinabalu Sabah Malaysia Borneo. Many thanks to D.C.L.Chan for the wonderful postcards stamps and lovely handwriting!.
The Orang-utan Rehabilitation Centre at Sepilok, Sabah was started in 1964 to rehabilitate orang-utans which have been confiscated or displaced It is located at the edge of the Sepilok Forest Reserve (area: 43 sq.km) and consists of largely undisturbed lowland dipterocarp forest-an ideal habitat for the orang-utans.
Tuesday, July 28, 2009
Monday, July 27, 2009
Silver made 220g, 56*14cm (Miao nationality, in Gui-Zhou province). Used as a breast adornment for women. Hand made and adopts such techniques as casting, engraving, inlaying and wire drawing. Also an old jewelry of Miao nationility who living in South East China. Miao women wear a lot of silver jewelry on large festivals and their craft of silver are fantastic! However as plastic looks like silver and is verc heap, real silver jewelry is fading out from Miao people"s life.