Made in China, this small red, green and gold Chinese calligraphy book is delicately bound with fine rice paper and covered with a silk cover.
, is the art of Character writing. Calligraphy is a highly revered art form in East Asia, where practitioners of the art spend long years mastering the craft of fine writing. It takes great skills and patience to master the craft of calligraphy.
But beyond years of practice, a calligrapher also needs good study tools in order to create their works of art. In Chinese culture, the tools of a calligrapher, much like the paint and paintbrushes of Western master artists, is highly regarded. They have been give the name of “the four treasures of the study”, and these include—brush, paper, ink and ink stone, and seal and seal paste.
When it comes to paper, the calligrapher is particular about the paper he chooses to write on. Rice paper is one of the favorite papers used. This is because of their delicate and resilient nature. Fine to the eye and to the touch, rice papers and thin and exquisite, their translucent quality make them appear fragile, yet they are also resilient and highly absorbent. This property of rice paper makes them highly valued in calligraphy.
Chinese calligraphers like long continuous reams of paper so that they do not have to stop their flow of movement to turn pages. This small Chinese calligraphy book is delicately crafted from fine rice paper. It is also bound in a unique method. One end is attached to the book, while the other folds out in long continuous folds like an accordion.
Whether you are a novice or an expert, this small Chinese calligraphy book makes a wonderful addition. Made with a blank title slot, you can fill in your personal title once you have completed the book. It is a beautiful and functional calligraphy book and it will make a wonderful gift for anyone who loves Chinese calligraphy. (Discontinued, qty is limited)
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