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Hammer and Tongs: China Entrepreneur Leads Handmade Wok Revival

A Chinese entrepreneur is reviving old ways of wok-making and hopes to tap into growing demand for niche, handmade goods from China's young, affluent consumers. Tian Huan, 27, started his business selling handmade iron versions of the famous round-bottom cooking pan three years ago in Datian, near his home village in central Hubei province. Tian was inspired during a visit to a Japanese artware shop in Beijing, where he saw gift items made from traditional ironwork that were popular...

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