Chinese cinnabar: This carving process has been practiced in China for centuries. Multi layers of Cinnabar Lacquer are applied to a metal item which can take up to a year to dry. Only after it's dry can the ornate carving can begin.
Turmeric is a spice that is most widely recognized for its vibrant orange hue. Traditionally used in Asian cuisine such as curries, turmeric has been harvested in India for thousands of years - for its use as both a medicinal herb and a spice.