Stone Carving

The stone carving is carving peach stones, apricot pits, olive nuts and other fruit stones as well as walnuts into artworks. Folks often use peach stones for carving and hang them along with a thread through a hole to “exorcise evil spirits”. Some are made into accessories, fan pendants and string beads etc for men of letters to play. Its art characteristic is to express a complicated subject on a small nut with fine and delicate carving manner. The subjects include poems, happy fishing families, flower baskets and arhats etc.

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