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Fangcheng Huangshi ink stone

(chinadaily.com.cn) Updated: 2014-10-31

Fangcheng Huangshi ink stone
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Huangshi ink stone gets its name from the Yellow Stone Mountain in Fangcheng county. The ink stone, with a history of over one thousand years, is one of the most famous historic ink stones in China. It stems from the Tang Dynasty and boomed in the Song Dynasty. It was adored and treasured by calligraphers and painters during past dynasties.

Fangcheng Huangshi ink stone
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Huangshi ink stone enjoys a good reputation for its good quality. It is of a fine and solid quality and rich colors. What’s more, its ink is pure, and will not dry up either, so it is the top grade in stones.

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