Nadiya

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Nadiya An English-language chop carved by Lu Kesi with the owner’s first name “Nadiya” in red from left to right and top to bottom. Nadiya Lamarti is a French artist of Moroccan descent who uses traditional Arabic calligraphy in her work. Inscription: Nadiya Collection: Nadiya Lamarti Material: whitish Chinese stone Carver’s mark: For Nadiya. By […]

Wu-Tang Clan Seal

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Wu-Tang Clan Seal Wudang is the Chinese pronunciation for the characters (武當) from which the American hip hop group the Wu-Tang Clan derived their name. This seal by Lu Kesi was commissioned by them as one of five seal designs for use on their 36 Chambers clothing line. A Chinese-language seal with two central red […]

Genko

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Genko Genko is the owner’s Buddhist dharma name. She is a teacher and Sewing Master at the Dharma Rain Zen Center in Portland, OR. Japanese language chop by Lu Kesi in two red characters from left to right. The stone was purchased in Taipei, Taiwan and was too hard to cut with a seal knife […]

Qianhe (yang)

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Qianhe (yang) Qianhe (千鶴) is the owner’s personal name. Chinese language chop with two red characters from right to left. One of a pair, this one is yang (dark characters on a white background), the other is yin (cs278).

Gan Yongchang

Gan Yongchang Gan Yongchang (甘泳嫦) is the owner’s Chinese name. Chinese language chop with three red characters from top to bottom. Sylvia Leung wanted another larger version of a seal previously made for her (cs256) with her Chinese name Gan Yongchang.

Gan Yongchang

Gan Yongchang Gan Yongchang (甘泳嫦) is the owner’s Chinese name. Chinese language chop with three red characters counter-clockwise from top right. Three characters are made to look like four with the bottom character taking up as much space as the top two (top right, top left, and one character across the bottom).

Wei Zheyang

Wei Zheyang Wei Zheyang (威哲揚) is the Chinese name of Portland State University Professor Stephen Wadley. Chinese language chop with three red characters counterclockwise from right. Commissioned by Carol Gwo as a present for her professor. Carol supplied a box which she already owned and asked me to cut a stone to fit.

Peng Shenchuan

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Peng Shenchuan Peng Shenchuan (彭深川) is the Chinese name of Portland State University Professor Jonathan Pease. Chinese language seal with three red characters; one filling the top half in the space of two, then lower right, and ending in the lower left. Commissioned by Carol Gwo as a gift for her professor. Carol supplied a […]

Lin Qianhe

Lin Qianhe Lin Qianhe (林千鶴) is the Chinese name of the owner of the chop with the family name Lin (林) in red in the top right, and her personal name Qianhe (千鶴) in two red characters with the first in the lower right and the second filling the left half of the design.