Diabolo

 

Introduction

Diabolo is one of Han People’s traditional toys and is suitable for people of all ages. Being made of bamboo or wood, there are two kinds of diabolos: the single-round and the double-round ones. Spinning diabolo is a long-standing game that originated from ancient times and it was since the Qing Dynasty that the spinning methods are developed. Diabolos include the double round diabolo, single round diabolo, double roller diabolo, double round multi-layered diabolo and irregular diabolo. Products in Guanganmen diabolo store are all handmade with skillful techniques and a unique methods. Diabolo play integrates entertainment, games, fitness, and performance. The well-know methods of playing diabolo total over a hundred, and there are many other tricks.

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Story

The diabolo has a long history; it originated from the folk culture of the Ming and Qing Dynasty and was an important part of temple fairs. When children asked for a diabolo, there would be ringing sounds in the hutong. It is part of people’s everyday life, and an important part of hutong culture.