This Carving Master Creates Exquisite Agate Sculptures (Video)

Chinese artisan Cao Zhitao is an expert agate carver from Fuxin in Liaoning Province.

He has been sculpting these rocks for 35 years, since he was 16, and has won many national awards.

Agate is an irregularly shaped mineral that comes in various colors, including red and green, with layers that look like the annual rings in trees.

Fuxin is sometimes called the “City of Agate,” and has a carving history over over 1,000 years.

 

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