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Dear Friend,

There's still time to find that perfect gift for everyone on your holiday list. Visit ChinaSprout's Holiday Page or our new product pages to find hundreds of great ideas including apparel, home decor, kids stuff, books, accessories, and calendars, which arrived  just in time for the holidays.  Plus, from now until December 18th, we are having a BUY ONE, GET ONE FREE promotion on our our Cloisonne Panda Ornaments. Give them as gifts or add a little Chinese flair to your own holiday decorating.


Special Events

Buy One, Get One Free Panda Ornament

As a special year-end "thank you," to our customers, ChinaSprout is offering a BUY ONE, GET ONE FREE promotion on our Cloisonne Panda Ornaments, from now until December 18th. To take advantage of this offer, simply place your choice of two Panda Ornaments in your Shopping Cart. This offer cannot be combined with any other offer. One free ornament per customer, per order.

Last Minute Shopping

Have you put your holiday shopping off until the last minute? Never fear, it's not too late to order from ChinaSprout! You can still visit our Holiday Page for great gift ideas. Or, visit our theme pages for Stocking Stuffers, Gifts Under $50 and Gifts Under $100 to help you narrow down your search. Be sure to place your order before these dates to have them for Christmas: West Coast customers can order until Dec. 15th, 12 p.m. and still receive packages by ground shipping. East Coast customers can order until Dec. 19th and still receive packages by ground shipping (NY, CT, and NJ residents can even wait as late as Dec. 21st). Really last minute shoppers can order on Dec. 21nd by 12 p.m., choose Next Day Air, and still receive their goodies by Christmas Eve. 

New Products

We have been receiving new products from China almost daily and getting them up as fast as we can so you can have them for the holidays. In order to make it easy for you to browse these new products, we have created New Product Pages. Simply click on the links below to view our newest products category-by-category.

New Products

Daughter T-shirt

Mother and Love Bracelet

Cloisonné Teapot Ornament 

Chinese Crosswords


This week, we have added more of our ChinaSprout-designed family tees. These fun new designs include mama, grandmother, daughter, and sister. The children's brocade hooded robe is also from our label and is perfect for bath time or chilly mornings. For the little sprouts, we have adorable new flower and tiger shoes.



Indulge someone you love to a thoughtful treat from ChinaSprout. Our new silver jewelry collection features mother and love pendants, while the porcelain necklace displays Good Luck and Longevity characters. For the young at heart, check out the whimsical embroidered pouch. And, for the men on your list, a Peking Opera tie will liven up any ordinary suit. 


Home Decor

Liven up your home for the holidays with double happiness candles, tea ornaments, decorative tea containers, pen holders, or a Chinese theme light. These handcrafted pieces exemplify the beauty of Chinese artistry. Our eternity apron and peony photo album are equally charming and make great hostess gifts.


For Kids

Looking for great stocking stuffers or Secret Pal gifts? ChinaSprout has the answer! This week, we have added jewelry, silk fans, chopsticks, games, and stuffed animals just for kids -- all at affordable prices that makes it easy to stock up for the holidays, birthday parties, or just because.


Greeting Cards

Get ready for the Year of the Pig! ChinaSprout has an incredible selection of New Year cards that range from elegant to humorous. Find the card that matches your personality and send them to friends and family to wish them joy and prosperity in the Year of the Pig.


Books, Calendar, and DVD

We have some exciting new books this week, including Picture Chinese, Chinese Crossword, and Cooking With Kids, which we are offering at a 10% discount. We also have new 2007 calendars, an informative and entertaining coloring book, children's language DVD, and a Chinese Crossword book that make great stocking stuffers!

Letha's Health Secrets

The San Francisco Chronicle wrote, “Letha Hadady, one of the nation’s leading experts on natural Chinese remedies, is leading a quiet lady-like revolution to bring herbal medicines from the Far East and elsewhere into everyday use in American homes.” Read the latest on her blog Letha's Health Secrets.


Put a Tiger in Your Christmas Stocking!

Feed Your Tiger -The Asian Secret for Permanent Weight Loss and Vibrant Health. My new healthy lifestyle book is here. Feed Your Tiger helps you gain energy and lose weight according to your energy type. Are you are Dragon, Bear, Tiger or Crane? See our FORUM for diet and herbal advice according to your energy type. 


Read the full story here

China TV

The China Related TV list is compiled weekly by Kirby Bartlett-Sloan. Kirby, an adoptive parent of three Chinese girls, has one of the most comprehensive TV listings of programs on China and from China that are in the English language. 


Engineering an Empire - China

For over 4000 years, the world's greatest empires have come and gone--only China has survived the test of time. Century after century, China's regal emperors mobilized immense peasant armies to accomplish engineering feats unparalleled in human history. Saturday December 23, 2006 3:00pm-4:00pm on HIST - The History Channel - Special / History


Click here for more listings

China News

After the Dam, Cruising the Yangtze in China

NY Times - BEIJING, Dec. 10 - When construction on the 610-foot-high, 1.4-mile-wide Three Gorges Dam was finished in September, it was heralded as an unparalleled engineering feat. Flung brazenly across the mighty Yangtze River in China, it is the largest concrete structure in the world, five times the size of Hoover Dam.

Read the full article here


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Wisdom of the Week

"Riches are as worthless as dust; benevolance and justice are the most valuable things." - 100 Pearls of Chinese Wisdom


During this special time of year, it is good to remember that wealth will only bring us limited happiness. Compared with the qualities of benevolence and justice, riches mean little. We hope that you will both share and benefit from kindness this holiday season.

Your Friends,

The ChinaSprout Team

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