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10PCS Chinese Traditional Calligraphy Full Set

10PCS Chinese Traditional Calligraphy Full Set

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Experience the subtle art and beauty of Chinese calligraphy with this elegant 10PCS Traditional Calligraphy Full Set. Crafted with high quality writing brush nibs, this set allows for an even distribution of ink, creating crisp lines and flowing strokes of art. Its calming aesthetic beckons a peaceful mindset, perfect for honing the craft of calligraphy. Presented in a tasteful gift box, this set makes for an ideal present for any special occasion.

  • Box Size: 31 x 13.5 x 6 cm/12.20 x 5.31 x 2.36 inch
  • Writing brushs lengh:28 cm/11.02 inch
  • Ink stick size: 9.1 x 2.3 x 1 cm/3.58 x 0.91 x 0.39 inch
  • Inkstone size: 4 x 4 inch
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Chinese Traditional Calligraphy

What's included in A Set of Chinese Traditional Calligraphy Set?

A Chinese traditional calligraphy set typically includes several essential items that are used for practicing and creating beautiful Chinese calligraphy. Here are some common items that you might find in a Chinese calligraphy set:

  1. Brush: The brush is the most important tool in Chinese calligraphy. It is typically made of animal hair, such as goat or rabbit, and has a bamboo or wooden handle. Brushes come in various sizes and shapes to create different styles of calligraphy.
  2. Ink: Chinese calligraphy ink is made from charcoal or lampblack and is mixed with water before use. It comes in a small ink stone or bottle and is used to create the strokes of the calligraphy.
  3. Ink Stone: The ink stone is a small flat stone used to mix the ink. The ink is ground on the stone with a little water until it reaches the desired consistency.
  4. Paper: The paper used for Chinese calligraphy is thin and absorbent, allowing the ink to seep into the fibers. There are different types of paper, each with its own unique texture and feel.
  5. Seal: A seal, also known as a chop, is used to sign a calligraphy piece. It is typically made of stone or wood and engraved with the artist's name or a personal symbol.

The History of Chinese Calligraphy

Chinese calligraphy has a long and rich history that spans thousands of years. It is considered one of the most important art forms in China and has had a profound influence on Chinese culture and aesthetics.

The earliest form of Chinese writing was oracle bone script, which dates back to the Shang dynasty (1600 BCE-1046 BCE). This script was used to record divinations on animal bones and turtle shells. Over time, other scripts such as seal script, clerical script, and regular script emerged.

During the Tang dynasty (618-907 CE), calligraphy reached its peak and became widely recognized as an art form. This was a time when many famous calligraphers emerged, including Wang Xizhi, who is considered the greatest calligrapher in Chinese history. His most famous work is the Lantingji Xu, or Preface to the Poems Composed at the Orchid Pavilion, which is a masterpiece of Chinese calligraphy.

Throughout history, calligraphy has been used for a variety of purposes, including recording historical events, writing poetry, and creating art. It has also played an important role in Chinese education, as students were required to learn calligraphy as part of their studies.

Today, calligraphy remains an important part of Chinese culture and is still widely practiced and appreciated. In addition to traditional forms, modern calligraphers have also developed new styles and techniques, blending the old with the new to create a dynamic and evolving art form.