Hotan carpet, famous for its beautiful design and exquisite craftwork, is attracting tourists at home and abroad for years. In recent years, however, some traditional weaving craft and design lost. Fortunately XJ Carpet Research and Development Center was set up for better protecting the national treasure.
The weaving craft procedure has been well preserved at the Center. In addition to the 8 main designs, the technicians also sort out and improve the design and weaving procedure of tapestry and portrait carpet. The center also holds training classes for the professional weavers.