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SUISEKI COLLECTIONS

FELIX RIVERA -Go to the link box at the bottom of the page to see his galleries, and links to other collections and articles. Felix is the president of the California Suiseki Assoc. and the author of "Suiseki:: The Japanese Art of Miniature Landscape Stones".

MARCO FAVERO -The link box at the top of the page has his name and collection as the last item. Also see there links to other collections, articles, and pages on the A.I.A.S. (Italian Suiseki Lovers Association)

CHIARA PADRINI -Popularizer of Italian suiseki collecting. Site is in Italian, her collection is the third item "La Collezione"

WILLI BENZ - Well-known German author of "The Art of Suiseki" and President of the German Suiseki Society.

DAVE SAMPSON -Historic, Chinese, Japanese, and other international stones, and a suiseki sales section.

FRANZ HINTERREITER -Austrian collectors gallery

CRAIG COUSSINS -An interesting site with international stones in an otherwise bonsai oriented site.

SUISEKI.COM BY MIKE REILLY -A new site from the Ell River area that has great content and quality.

 

ARTICLES

MINERAL CLEANING -An article on using various acid solutions to clean minerals, relevant to other rock art.

CARVING DAIZA -An article on carving daiza using power tools.

OVERVIEW -A good short article on collecting, sites, preparation and classification.

HISTORICAL OVERVIEW -A good comparison of the history and classification of Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Western viewing stones.

CLASSIFICATION OF CHINESE SCHOLARS STONES -A short overview of the various types of Chinese stones.

AESTHETICS, EVALUATION, AND PHILOSOPHICAL CONSIDERATIONS -Great article by Felix Rivera. There are other good articles on this site.

BEAUTIFULSTONES by MARTIN PAULI - A good article about the deeper meaning of suiseki.

 

CLUBS AND MAILING LISTS

CALIFORNIA SUISEKI SOCIETY - Part of Felix Rivera's site.

THE INTERNATIONAL STONE APPRECIATION SOCIETY -Interesting articles.

GERMAN SUISEKI SOCIETY -Galleries, workshops and more.

ITALIAN SUISEKI LOVERS ASSOCIATION - Marco Favero's site.

EUROPEAN SUISEKI ASSOCIATION -Info on joining.

CZECH SUISEKI ASSOCIATION -Many Czech guest galleries.

ASSOCIATION FRANCAISE DES AMATEURS DE SUISEKI -Info in French.

NIPPON SUISEKI ASSOCIATION-Info in Japanese.

THE INTERNATIONAL STONE APPRECIATION SYMPOSIUM -The 2006 program information of the latest symposium held in Pennsylvania. It is typically held every two years, and is the biggest show in the United States.

NATIONAL BONSAI FOUNDATION -.The suiseki page of the site for the National Bonsai & Penjing Museum at the U. S. National Arboretum at Washington D. C.

INTERACTIVE SUISEKI GALLERY -A public forum for posting suiseki pictures and discussing them.