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Calligraphy is a traditional Chinese art and one of the quintessences of Chinese culture. It demonstrates Chinese characters unique artistically glamour by means of composition, structure, and stroke. As a special art, calligraphy embodies both Chinese characters practical value and artistically appreciative value. Calligraphy stresses composition, structure, stroke and inking.

Calligraphy Styles

All styles of calligraphy, namely, zhuan, the seal character, li, the official or clerical script, kai, the regular script, xing, the running hand, cao, the cursive hand, display their own distinctive appeal. Calligraphy has become a sophisticated art over several thousand years evolvement.

Calligraphy in History

Regarded as the most abstract and sublime form of art in Chinese culture, Shu Fa, calligraphy, is often thought to be most revealing of ones personality. During the imperial era, calligraphy was used as an important criterion for selection of executives to the Imperial court. Unlike other visual art techniques, all calligraphy strokes are permanent and incorrigible, demanding careful planning and confident execution. Such are the skills required for an administrator or executive. While one has to conform to the defined structure of words, the expression can be extremely creative. To exercise humanistic imagination and touch under the faceless laws and regulations is also a virtue well appreciated.

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Chinese Calligraphy Brush Pen, Seal & Ink Set
MSRP: $24.99
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Chinese Calligraphy Brush Pen, Seal & Ink Set
The paper, ink, brush, and inkstone are essential implements of East Asian calligraphy: they are known together as the Four Treasures of the Study in China, and as the Four Friends of the Study in Korea.
Triangular Calligraphy Set With 5 Brushes
MSRP: $39.99
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Triangular Calligraphy Set With 5 Brushes
Triangular Calligraphy Set with 5 Brushes. This set is presented in a fan shaped case covered in muted green and gold brocade with bone fasteners. The interior is lined in red velvet, with molded indentations to hold each item.
Turtle Ink Box
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Turtle Ink Box
A beautiful clay turtle ink box. This wonderful 5" ink dish is the perfect calligraphy ink stone. The shell lifts off to expose an ink tray. Can also be used as a great little trinket box.
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