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The Japanese Art of Stone Appreciation

The Japanese Art of Stone Appreciation

Suiseki and its use with Bonsai

(Part of Tuttle Classics)
Foreword by: Sonja Arntzen Ph.D.
Written by two leading experts in the field, The Japanese Art of Stone Appreciation is an exploration into the art of suiseki—small, naturally formed stones selected for their shape, balance, simplicity and tranquility. This concise introduction offers aesthetic guidance and direct practical advice. It details the essential characteristics of a high-quality suiseki, describing the various systems of stone classification and showing how to display a suiseki to its best advantage. There is also a section on incorporating suiseki with bonsai, the most popular and rewarding complement to a peaceful suiseki landscape.
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  • Tuttle Publishing | 
  • 160 pages | 
  • ISBN 9784805310137 | 
  • October 2009
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