Qigong (Ch'i Kung): Glass Block Paperweight
Lays flat for paperweight or stands vertical as desk ornament
Two layers of thick glass
Chinese calligraphy for "Qigong" in a heavy glass paperweight.
Qigong: (Pinyin: Qigong; Wades Giles: Ch'i Kung). The cultivation of Qi or the study of things involving Qi. But in modern times, the term is mostly used to describe various exercises that cultivate Qi for medical, spiritual, or health/longevity purposes.
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.