Saturday, February 18, 2012

Calligraphy Brushes For Sale

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These beautiful calligraphy brushes are for sale in a hutong street market in Beijing.



The brushes come in all shapes and sizes and make for a great souvenir from China whether you practice calligraphy or not.

The art of Chinese calligraphy grew out of writing the Chinese characters of the Chinese language.



Chinese calligraphy brushes are made of wood often bamboo and the heads are made from animal hair (or feathers).




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