One carat in size and with VSI clarity, the diamonds in the medals are all from South Africa. Approved by the GAGOC, limited editions of 2010 diamond medal sets will be sold to the public after being awarded to record breaking athletes.
Ever wanted to try on a Chinese emperor's robe? Would you like dress up as a traditional Chinese bride and have your photo taken? Or are you looking for things such as masks, swords and Chinese knots to improve the fengshui of your house?
What are the typical gifts representing Guangzhou? The city's Tourist Bureau has now the official say -- 40 Guangzhou specialties, including many well-known traditional buys, were recently selected by the organization.
Lifeofguangzhou.com picks some of the best Cantonese-style souvenirs for you – including those famous pieces as well as lighter and and comparatively cheap items but still with that defining Cantonese character.