Wu Wei: Glass Block Paperweight
Lays flat for paperweight or stands vertical as desk ornament
Two layers of thick glass
Chinese calligraphy for "Wu Wei" in a heavy glass paperweight.
Wu Wei (Pinyin: Wu Wei). An important concept in Daoism (Taoism) that literally means non-action or non-doing. In the "Daodejing", Laozi explains that beings (or phenomena) that are wholly in harmony with the Dao behave in a completely natural, uncontrived way.
Inspirational Chinese calligraphy printed and sandwiched between two pieces of thick glass for an attractive desk ornament or paperweight. Lays flat or stands vertically. Double-sided calligraphy. Dimensions: 2.5” x 4” x 1” thick and weighs 13.5 ounces.
Construction note: Thick glass has a natural greenish tint on the edges as seen in the photos. The block has a thin 2-mm space between the sections where the double-sided calligraphy is inserted. The edges are beveled to prevent cuts when handling.