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Personalized Chinese Hand-carved Seal

For Christmas delivery, order by midnight (PST) Saturday 12/13.
$48.00

Price: $48.00

Item#:1074369

Qty: Available, ships separately.





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In China, seal carving is such a revered skill that it's regarded as one of the "four treasured arts," along with painting, calligraphy, and poetry. Seals, also called chops, are used to sign everything from official documents to works of art. Often topped with elaborate carved motifs, the "name" end is dipped in brilliant red seal paste and stamped onto the paper.


Chinese artisans will hand-carve this soapstone chop topped with a hand-carved dragon with the given name or word of your choice, and provide a card explaining how the word was translated into Chinese characters. Choose your or a loved one's first name, or an inspiring word or salutation—like serenity, celebrate, or peace—to use on greetings. Comes in a velvet-lined brocade gift box with a blue-and-white porcelain dish for the seal paste.


Please note: Personalized items cannot be returned unless damaged or defective. Please check your order carefully; once placed, your order for this item cannot be canceled. Not available for shipment outside of the U.S. Please allow 3-5 weeks for delivery.


Box is 5" square x 2"H

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Personalized Chinese Hand-carved Seal
 
4.5

(based on 8 reviews)

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Pros

  • Attractive (8)
  • Unique (7)
  • Classic style (6)
  • Durable (3)
  • Easy to store (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Gift (6)
    • Decoration (4)
    • Just for fun (4)
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    3.0

    Nice looking but...

    By melady

    from USA

    About Me Midrange shopper

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attractive
    • Beautifully Packaged
    • Classic
    • Durable
    • Easy To Set Up
    • Unique

    Cons

    • 1st Impressions Stays On
    • Smears After 1st Use

    Best Uses

    • Decoration
    • Gift
    • Just For Fun

    Comments about Personalized Chinese Hand-carved Seal:

    This personalized stamp is beautifully packaged in an attractive cloth covered box and the stamp is carved from hard stone. There is a small decorative container that houses the wax or ink wax that you use to get the impression on the stamp. However, once you press the carving into the ink wax it stays. The next time you do it your next impression is not clear and appears to be a blurry blob.

     
    4.0

    Excellent craftmanship

    By Sifu Tom

    from Fulton, NY

    About Me Midrange shopper

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attractive
    • Classic
    • Stately
    • Unique

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Document Authentication

      Comments about Personalized Chinese Hand-carved Seal:

      Every Martial Arts instructor should have a personalized Chop to authenticate their signature.

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Worth trying for the price.

      By Caz

      from Toowoomba, Australia

      About Me Budget shopper

      Pros

      • Attractive
      • Fits Theme
      • Unique

      Cons

      • No Con

      Best Uses

      • Gift

      Comments about Personalized Chinese Hand-carved Seal:

      I saw this and instantly thought of my daughters upcoming wedding next year. As seals for their invitations or such.
      After reading the reviews I am going to buy it even if they only use the seal once. It looks good enough to use as an ornament.
      These reviews are very important, I have not bought items on the advice in here.
      Keep up the honest comments. They are helpful.

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      My chop gets a seal of approval!

      By Limner

      from Katy, TX

      About Me Midrange shopper

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attractive
      • Classic
      • Durable
      • Easy To Store
      • Unique

      Cons

      • The Paste Does Not Adhere

      Best Uses

      • Etegami Seal

      Comments about Personalized Chinese Hand-carved Seal:

      The craftsmanship was better than I expected. I wanted a seal for my etegami postcards that people will associate with me. The stone is beautiful. The carving is unique and interesting. It is a novel conversation piece. People ask where I bought mine, and I tell them with pride, "I ordered mine through Nat Geo." They are always surprised. It is affordable and the paste refills are easily obtainable.

      The only drawbacks are the paste not printing well, and the lid to the paste does not fit properly.

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Unique Keepsake Gift

      By robinjxn

      from jackson ms

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      Pros

      • Artisan Quality
      • Attractive
      • Classic
      • DISTINCTIVE
      • Easy To Store
      • Heirloom quality
      • One of a kind
      • Sophisticated
      • Unique
      • Well Priced

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Decoration
        • Gift
        • Personal Correspondence

        Comments about Personalized Chinese Hand-carved Seal:

        I was so impressed with this personalized stamp that along with my own, I ordered 2 as gifts for friends. For those of us who still send thank-you notes, etc. by snail mail, this is a lovely, sophisticated, distinctive touch on our envelopes.

         
        5.0

        I liked the Hand-carved seal very much,

        By Professor

        from Canton,Il

        About Me High-end shopper

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Attractive
        • Classic
        • Durable
        • Easy To Set Up
        • Easy To Store
        • Unique

        Cons

        • I don't have any

        Best Uses

        • Decoration
        • Gift
        • Just For Fun

        Comments about Personalized Chinese Hand-carved Seal:

        I gave the Seal to one of my students and they loved it..

        (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        A perfect jaw-dropper

        By Weetie55

        from Poteau, OK

        About Me Midrange shopper

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        Pros

        • Attractive
        • Fits Theme
        • Unique

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Decoration
          • Gift
          • Just For Fun

          Comments about Personalized Chinese Hand-carved Seal:

          I ordered this as a gift for my niece. She was speechless, imagine that, a speechless teenager. Her twinkling misty eyes spoke volumes. She held it tight to her torso for the better part of an hour. I love it when I can find that perfet gift!

          (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          WOW!!

          By Mississippi Grandpaw

          from Clinton, Mississippi

          About Me Midrange shopper

          Pros

          • Attractive
          • Classic

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Gift
            • Just For Fun

            Comments about Personalized Chinese Hand-carved Seal:

            I ordered this for my grand daughter's Christmas gift. It is SO MUCH more than I expected. A very high quality item that will take youir breath away. Simply beautiful.

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