King Silk Art makes silk embroidery wall art, 100% hand-stitched by Master Artists in Suzhou, China. Our artwork, Susho, is completely natural, created with tiny needles and pure silk thread. Susho is a 2500 year old family tradition, with a unique and fascinating history. .
The West Lake (Hangzhou) in southeast China is famous for its history and endless romantic stories. Hangzhou is very popular with tourists for its natural beauty, and unique colors in each of the four seasons. Whether wandering the lakeshore to catch the warm breeze or staying in a teahouse to enjoy a cup of fresh-picked tea sprout, the beauty of Hangzhou, blushing in the autumn has inspired poets, artists and camera-toting tourists. .
In Feng Shui, water symbolizes ease, the freedom to move anywhere smoothly and effortlessly. In combination with other objects, water means that the other benefit should come easily, without delay or obstacle. .
In both Chinese and Japanese culture, maple leaves are the emblem for lovers. The sweetness of the sap is comparable to the sweetness of love. In the context of a family, maple leaves represent family unity. .
In Chinese culture, the color red is very important. Red attracts good fortune and frightens away bad fortune. According to legend, the Chinese people were being terrorized by an enormous beast called the Nian, translating to, "Year" in English. .
The Nian would appear every New Year's Day, the first day of lunar calendar. Nian would devour the people's crops, livestock and even children. .
One New Year's Day, the people saw two things. Nian would not eat children wearing red, and some firecrackers frightened Nian. Nian fled before destroying everything and the people decided to prepare. .