Seal Society

Devoted to the art of Chinese-style seal carving.
In English they are seals, chops, or stamps; in Chinese they are yinzhang 印章.
In continuous use for over 3,000 years, today the art is carried on by painters, calligraphers, and carvers.
Explore our web site to learn more about this ancient art form.

Your Resources

Artists

Seal carving artists

Bibliography

Annotated bibliography of writings in English about seals

Glossary

Illustrated glossary of seal carving terms

Knobs

Glossary of seal stone decoration

links

Online resources in English

Material

A list of materials used in making seals

Talking Seals

A place to discuss seals

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