Coffee gift basketIt's hard to give a coffee gift basket. Because it's hard to find what somebody else really like. And it's even harder to find someone likes and don't cost you a fortune.
Chinese people sometimes like to give expensive coffee gift baskets. Chinese people think the more expensive coffee gift basket they give, the more they care. That's actually not a good habit. A great coffee gift basket should be expressing your thought and not costing a fortune.
Chinese calligrapher Wang Xizhi improved his calligraphy a lot after he traveled from south part of China to the north. He said later that it is kind of waste of time to only study Mrs. Wei's calligraphy.
Chinese calligraphy come from writing Chinese characters. The Chinese characters come from the painting.At the very beginning, people have an intuition about writing Chinese characters well.
Many people buy Chinese calligraphy works from us and then asked which side should be the top later.
Chinese calligraphy are different from other calligraphy works. Chinese calligraphy is painted by special calligraphy paper (Xuan paper), special brush and special ink.
Chinese calligraphy are popular in China for thousands of years. People decorate rooms with Chinese calligraphy just like painting.
And outside of the rooms, you can see Chinese calligraphy works in tablets and sign of shops everywhere in China. In China, it's an unwritten regulation to have good Chinese calligraphers to write notes, signs and anything of events, small or big.
Chinese calligraphy are never been more popular in the western world. I met some people who practiced Chinese calligraphy for years and loved it, without even knowing what the characters meaning.
I will sing a new song unto thee, O upon a psaltery and an instrument of ten strings will I sing praises unto thee.
I will speak of the glorious honour of thy majesty, and of thy wondrous works.
In the US, people usually should claim a gift if the value is higher than certain amount. The limit depends on location. Some place might be $50 and some place might be $20. That's a great regulation.
As an art work, Chinese calligraphy carries the calligrapher's mood and thoughts. You can really feel how the calligraphy felt when he was painting the art work.During the 4000 years of Chinese history, Chinese calligraphy is the sole of Chinese culture.
Every day will I bless thee; and I will praise thy name for ever and ever.
Rid me, and deliver me from the hand of strange children, whose mouth speaketh vanity, and their right hand is a right hand of falsehood:
Send thine hand from above; rid me, and deliver me out of great waters, from the hand of strange children;
Happy is that people, that is in such a yea, happy is that people, whose God is the LORD.