CMS: Length: 40, Jade Bead Diameter: 3.3.
Inch: Length: 15.7, Jade Bead Diameter: 1.3.
Gram N.W: 510 g. Pound N.W: 1.12 lbs.
Materials: Carved Jade, Ox Bone, Horse Hair.
Chinese traditional handmade brush is regarded as one of Four Study of Treasure in China and traditional brush are completely handmade by skillful artists. Those carved stones are nephrite jade beads. They are natural with light green color. For some natural stones you can find a few flakes into the jade holes. That proves that they are hand carved by artists.
Handmade jade brushes are carved with unique Chinese knots. The Chinese knot is the Chinese tradition jubilation knot. A Chinese knot is a knot that is tied and woven from a single length of cord or rope to be a variety of shapes and of varying complexity. Each shape has its own symbolic meaning, and nowadays you can find them as decoration, gifts for special occasions, and adornments on clothes.
Most knots are double layered and symmetrical and have two cords entering the knot from the top and two leaving from the bottom. Each kind of knot is named after its shape or the symbolic meaning that it carries.
Knot weavers can use a variety of colors, but they usually weave deep red ones as in the picture above. The color red signifies good fortune.
Chinese traditional handmade brush is mainly used for personalized home decor projects, collectibles arts and crafts or wall hanging art ideas as well as unique gifted ideas. Asian jade brushes will add a few Oriental elements into your lifestyle.