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  1. Bonsai Tree Sculptures

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    Wire Sculptures by Asheville Artist Jim Beghtol

    “The history of bonsai (pronounced bon-sigh) is cloaked in the mist of the past but it is now widely accepted that it was the Chinese who first created the miniature landscapes and trees that we now know as bonsai.

    In Japanese, bonsai means “tray plants”, but since originating in Asia so many centuries ago – it has developed into a unique new art form, not just indoor plants. Called penjing by the Chinese, bonsai was believed to have had its start in the Han Dynasty…”

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