THE SOVEREIGN NUMBER 9 ☯

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The highest number in Chinese numerology is 9, which is often associated with the Heart. In addition to the numbers 5 and 12 in symbolic categorization of phenomena, according to numbers, 9 plays an important role in ancient Chinese cosmology. 9 is the number symbolic from which all else transpires. Sacred books such as the […]

Ginseng Root Art

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Larger-than-life-sized statue depicting a Chinese immortal, bearing the symbolic peach of longevity, and constructed entirely of ginseng roots! Red and white roots give the appearance of robes, while the Sage’s skin and forehead are made of pressed ginseng cortex. The beard is formed from rootlets of white ginseng, and  fingernails, too, are made from ginseng. […]

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