Suzhou Style Windows
Windows are an important element in Chinese garden design. They maybe round, square, fan, or even like a flower, cloud, vase, or geometry in shape. They are the connection between indoor and outdoor, inside spirit and outside space, also they give people the “framed views" of garden scenery and outside world. Moreover, windows' design patterns are an artistic creation that demonstrates Chinese philosophy of harmony. Each window's design pattern has its unique meaning in Chinese culture.Gourd stands for newborn or maternal love. It has many seeds just like people has many descendants.
Han vase (漢瓶), or named Bau vase (寶瓶), Guan-yin vase (觀音瓶), is one of the "eight auspicious symbols" of Buddhism. It stands for "container of wisdom", people will keep wisdom with it. Also vase is a symbol of peace and harmony because the pronunciation of "瓶" (vase) is the same as "平" (Ping).This is 100% natural silk scarf with exquisite handmade curling. A variety of windows design patterns represent the cultural richness of Suzhou.