> From: Solveig Throndardottir <nostrand@...>
>Reasonably well. Remember that washi is fairly pliable, seal ink is
>very pasty if not out and out goopy, and the paper is laid on a felt
>shitajiki for both calligraphy and making seal impressions.
I usually use a piece of rubber gasket material, some authors recommend
putting a Chinese book underneath. I have included some of my new seals
on my seal carving page along with a good link about materials I have found.
>Also, the calligraphic purposes that I make them for does not require
>thousands of impressions. That said, they do stand up fairly well when
>wrapped in a bit of dish rag and packed along with my other calligraphy
>equipment in a box for transport from one place to another.
Less fragile than stone and lighter, that's for sure!