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Chinese calligraphy works have served as a cake decoration recipe idea for thousands of years. People use the art works to decorate rooms. There usually are some Chinese calligraphy works hang on the wall to decorate the homes.

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In Jin dynasty, carved tombstones was forbidden. So there are less Chinese calligraphy works in that period left although Jin dynasty is one of the glorious period in Chinese calligraphy.

In any events, there should be Chinese calligraphy works. For example, in a performance, the top of the stage might be decorated by some Chinese calligraphy works indicating the name of the event.

In China, most signboards are written in Chinese calligraphy. If a sign is not written in calligraphy, it give viewers an impression that the company or shop is not professional.

On the wedding day, there should be some Chinese calligraphy characters such as "double happiness", "good fortune", "celebration". These calligraphy works should be on red paper since red means good fortune or luck.

A large part of historical Chinese art works was successfully preserved as the tombstones. Famous calligraphy works are Zhang Qian Bei, Cao Quan Bei, Yan Qin Li Bei and so on.

A calligraphy work of "happy birthday" is likely to decorate a birthday party. If it's a birthday party for an old person, their usually some calligraphy about "longevity" will show up.

The wedding decorations also include some calligraphy phrases such as "Get old together with white hair", "get along for a hundred years", "happy and harmony". Those works should be on the top of windows or doors of the new couple's home.

Chinese calligraphy art works are also widely used to tombstones. In ancient China, tombstones are used to record the life of the owner. To have people after thousands of years to see the life of the owner, Chinese calligraphy works were carved into the stones.

For the relatives, the most closed relatives should have the symbol of celebration on both sides of the doors of the gate in their homes.

If there are no Chinese calligraphy, there will be no decoration in China.


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