China Bouquet – Carve the Wood How It Would
Some termites crawl out of their cave. Following a hint of woody fragrance,太阳2分分彩。 they head out for their meal of the day.太阳2分分彩。 In the lush mountain forest of Hainan,太阳2分分彩。 cut-down timbers of wood are scattered all over the ground.太阳2分分彩。 Locals aren"t in a hurry to ship them out though—After a few years,新宝gg。 the termites have eaten their fill and changing seasons have done their job of humidification,太阳2平台。 then the color,太阳2登录。 pattern and oil of the timber will become more distinctive.太阳2主管。 Also, wood treated this way would not break or deform as easily.
Huanghuali wood (Dalbergia odorifera) is a common material for traditional Chinese furniture. Its patterns are like floating clouds and flowing water,新宝太阳2。 in a color that"s neither too loud nor too flat.太阳2招商。 It is good to make this kind of wood into a nice small object,太阳2分分彩。 a table,ChinaBouquet–CarvetheWoodHowItWould。 a chair or stationery in your study.新宝gg。 Men of letters admire the beauty of Huanghuali wood as it is “delicate in primitive simplicity,新华网天津注册登录平台。 and has most intense emotions from stoic lines".太阳。，分分。
At the same time, traditional Chinese furniture is also big on ebony (Diospyros ebenum),chinabouquet。 which combines the elegance of wood and the aura of stone.carvethewoodhowitwould。 In Tang (618-907) and Song (960-1279) dynasties,新华网。 furniture designers would carve ebony in an otherworldly,天津。 antiquity concept.太阳2分分彩。 Red sandalwood (Pterocarpus santalinus) is solid and firm,ChinaBouquet–CarvetheWoodHowItWould。 furniture made of which looks sedate and majestic.新宝gg。 The pattern of ciricote (Cordia dodecandra) looks like an ink drop in water that diffuses wherever ripples take it.新华网天津注册登录平台。 Other common materials for furniture include xichi wood (Wenge),太阳。 suanzhi wood (Dalbergia cochinchinensis),分分。 tieli wood (Mesua ferrea), beech, cottonwood and camphorwood.
In the hands of the most capable artists, timbers of different nature are charming in their own unique ways. This is why we say, "Carve the wood how it would". Of good quality, vivid colors and explicit patterns, these woods that grew in nature gave birth to pieces of furniture that are "beautiful on the outside, useful on the inside". For centuries, they embody how Chinese understand the beauty of nature and life. Wood is harvested from the forest, and accomplished in furniture. It is the most magnificent vision contained in an austere object, a world of possibilities hidden under some minimalist appearance. There are not enough years or vicissitudes in this world to cover their charm, damage their beauty.