Traditionally, ink was produced by grinding and ink stick with water onto a stone. The ink stone is made from slate.
One-of-a-kind Ink Slates hand carried back from China for our OAS ink enthusiasts. Some originate from a mining town at the foothill of Huangshan "Yellow Mountain", China. Some hand selected by the OAS family based on past patron's requests and specifications
Each one possesses its own unique characteristics with either its simple carving of goldfishes or more intricate carvings of landscapes and some just for their simple practicality and size.
Each are one of a kind and cannot be duplicated. If it's marked "Out of Stock" it can't be replaced. Enjoy!