Shell-carving is an art form which is strongly identified with China. The art lover or even the general sightseer will enjoy a visit to the Qingdao Shell-Carving Art Gallery which display a multitude of different artworks produced by skilled local shell carvers. Fine examples of this art form are typically carved from spiral shells with suitable texture and colour. Expert artisans use their advanced skills to fashion many exquisite creations from the pretty shells. Visitors to the city requiring a Qingdao hotel will find an excellent rest in the Copthorne Hotel Qingdao. This comfortable hotel in Qingdao offers appealing accommodations and courteous hospitality.