Chinese Bonsai, also called Penjing, is about creating a miniature tree or a
landscape in the container.
This beautiful art form was originated in China thousand years ago.
Bonsai was created by highly educated aristocrats of China,
inspired by nature, poetry and landscape paintings. These different
art forms were linked closely together.
Chinese artists believed that by better understanding nature they
will improve their spiritual development.
Each area of China had its own bonsai style, specializing in a
certain species of tree, certain training techniques and certain
type of design. There is a deep Chinese philosophy behind each
bonsai tree and landscape scene. It is more about revealing an
untold story and discovering mysteries of nature. Chinese bonsai is
about chaos and creativity that is not trying to obey rules and