Anniversary gift for himIt's hard to give a anniversary gift for him. Because it's hard to find what somebody else really like. And it's even harder to find someone likes and don't cost you a fortune.
Chinese people sometimes like to give expensive anniversary gift for hims. Chinese people think the more expensive anniversary gift for him they give, the more they care. That's actually not a good habit. A great anniversary gift for him should be expressing your thought and not costing a fortune.
Chinese calligrapher Wang Xizhi improved his calligraphy a lot after he traveled from south part of China to the north. He said later that it is kind of waste of time to only study Mrs. Wei's calligraphy.
Chinese calligraphy is not just writing Chinese characters. It is not just writing Chinese well. It is not just writing Chinese characters beautifully.
I will extol thee, my God, O king; and I will bless thy name for ever and ever.
In the US, people usually should claim a gift if the value is higher than certain amount. The limit depends on location. Some place might be $50 and some place might be $20. That's a great regulation.
Many people buy Chinese calligraphy works from us and then asked which side should be the top later.
Happy is that people, that is in such a yea, happy is that people, whose God is the LORD.
It is he that giveth salvation unto who delivereth David his servant from the hurtful sword.
I will sing a new song unto thee, O upon a psaltery and an instrument of ten strings will I sing praises unto thee.
Chinese calligraphy are popular in China for thousands of years. People decorate rooms with Chinese calligraphy just like painting.
And outside of the rooms, you can see Chinese calligraphy works in tablets and sign of shops everywhere in China. In China, it's an unwritten regulation to have good Chinese calligraphers to write notes, signs and anything of events, small or big.
Chinese calligraphy are never been more popular in the western world. I met some people who practiced Chinese calligraphy for years and loved it, without even knowing what the characters meaning.