Year of the Metal Ox: 10 handcrafted items for the home this Chinese New Year

The handcrafted pieces from the Peranakan porcelain tableware line are double-glazed and fired, featuring a vibrant colour palette of yellow, turquoise and pinks. ST PHOTO: GAVIN FOO
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SINGAPORE - The Chinese New Year tradition of clearing out the old and welcoming the new has added significance this year after the ravages of the coronavirus pandemic.

With a great number of employees still working from home, decor experts advise home owners to go for well-designed accessories instead of run-of-the-mill embellishments when dressing up their homes for the Year of the Metal Ox.

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