Every Detail Matters - Beech Fillers

“Red sandalwood & pear-wood for palaces, Elm among the people.”

"South Elm" refers to beech, heavy and strong, impact resistance, and its fine texture with beauty, soft shiny colors, which is the most commonly used furniture material in Ming & Qing dynasty.

Beech wood sections are mostly rich clear with mountain-like patterns, because layers of mountain-like ups and downs, Suzhou craftsmen call it "pagoda pattern", widely known and loved by the poet & scholars.

High-quality beech can also show a pattern similar to bird feathers, which is more beautiful and commendable.