Cache Creek with the S.F. Suiseki Club!

2 years ago Nebby 0
Source: Art Of The Daiza Blog. Had a wonderful day collecting with the San Francisco Suiseki Club on April 16th, 2016!!! These are the stones I picked up (plus a couple I traded for on the way home that day). In the midst of all the colorful stones I found a cool pool stone!   Read More

You never know!

2 years ago Nebby 0
Source: Art Of The Daiza Blog. You never know what a little extra cleaning will do!!! I received this small Italian stone today and started cleaning it more. After an hour with wire wheels on my power carver and dental picks by hand, I found it had 2 tunnels at the bottom and 3 connecting Read More

Rejoining The Tribe

2 years ago Nebby 0
Source: Owen Reich Bonsai Blog. For me, bonsai work in Japan is quite different than anywhere else.  The formality of every process and system of organization in daily life contrasts nicely with the idealized feeling of natural beauty we strive to create in the bonsai. My interest in writing over the last few years continued Read More

Mini Shohin Stands!

2 years ago Nebby 0
Source: Art Of The Daiza Blog. For those of you who have been asking, the mini shohin stands are finally here! Not only do they work for shohin trees and small stones but also fit most of the shohin display stands I have sold. All joints are 1/8″ doweled!   No super glue here! There Read More

Classification

3 years ago Nebby 0
Source: Art Of The Daiza Blog. A large list of classification of stones  from another site. Japanese Suiseki Classification The words “viewing stone” and “suiseki” are often used interchangeably in the Western world. However, they are not the same. The Japanese Art of Suiseki is much more refined and defined. In the study, collection, and Read More

A long blog silence broken

3 years ago Nebby 0
Source: Peter Warren Bonsai Blog. Despite updating the website and all that jazz, I have been updating this even less than usual.  Updating Facebook and Instagram with throwaway nonsense has played a part in that, as has simply being very busy.  A lot has happened over the end of 2014, not all of it good, Read More

Winter Silhouette Exhibition Coming Up: Dec 6-7th 2014

3 years ago Nebby 0
Source: Owen Reich Bonsai Blog. The exhibition in Kannapolis is just around the corner.  As an update to the previous post on the matter, here is some new information: There will be 29 tables of exhibits, with artists coming from New York, Florida, Tennessee, Virginia, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina. 9 vendors including International Read More

HERE I AM AGAIN.. AUTUMN COLORS.

3 years ago Nebby 0
Source: Sandor Papp Bonsai Blog. Malus haliana Pseudocydonia sinensis Tilia nebari Calicarpa japonica Acer buergerianum Rosa sp. Houttuynia cordata Houtunia cordata Imperata cilindrica Partenocissus quetifolia Sedum sieboldii Heuchera  Carpinus turczaninowii Punica granatum Viburnum sp. Acer buergerianum Calicarpa japonica Trachelospermum asiaticum Read More

Finally…

3 years ago Nebby 0
Source: Peter Warren Bonsai Blog. It seems as though the website is in order and we are all go. There were some teething problems, the site was down for a few days and lots of stuff needed redoing but it should look reet proper now…across all formats, devices and all that jazz. If you notice Read More