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shimsuki

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Where can I purchase one???
« on: July 25, 2009, 09:10 PM »
I was wondering if any of you had any good links to a site that sells suiseki.
Thanks,
Shimsuki
 

MatsuBonsai

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Re: Where can I purchase one???
« Reply #1 on: July 26, 2009, 09:06 AM »
Shimsuki,

There was a vendor at the Southeastern Regional Bonsai Show that had some stones for sale.  I imagine you would find the same to be true at most large shows.  Check out the next St Louis show or the Chicago show in August.

You could also check with Sean Smith.

I'm sure others may have more suggestions for you.
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shimsuki

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Re: Where can I purchase one???
« Reply #3 on: July 27, 2009, 04:31 PM »
Thanks for the links Harry and John. I hope there will be some at the chicago show this august.
 

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Re: Where can I purchase one???
« Reply #4 on: November 16, 2009, 03:56 AM »
I was wondering if any of you had any good links to a site that sells suiseki.
Thanks,
Shimsuki
THis website's from Viet Nam. We hope we can satisfy your hobbies with our SUISEKI, we can assure with you all of our suiseki are NATURAL.
See you soon !
 

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Re: Where can I purchase one???
« Reply #5 on: November 16, 2009, 03:02 PM »
It depends on what you're looking for.  Kemin Hu's website is wonderful (spirit-stones, as referred to by Harry), but they are not traditional suiseki.  She is mostly selling what would be classified as gongshi (scholar's rocks).  She does have wonderful stones, and  there's usually good deals during the holiday season. 

If you're looking for Japanese style stones (suiseki), then Sean Smith would be a great resource.

Finally, you could by from Chiara in Italy.  Although I have no personal experience with purchasing from her, I do know some that have, and they have reported positive experiences (in fact, it was a friend of hers in Virginia, he's a well regarded stone enthusiast and I trust his judgment).  Here's her website: http://www.padrini.it/zen/shop-en.htm.  The stones are mostly (guessing a little) ligurian limestone.

So, I guess it all comes down to what you want.

Best of luck

Christian

 

Mitch

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Re: Where can I purchase one???
« Reply #6 on: September 12, 2011, 10:58 PM »
Check out thebonsaiden.com.   my stones and daizas are for sale on there. Check them out.
 

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« Reply #7 on: September 13, 2011, 07:53 AM »
If you have a specific type you're looking for, I can look.  We (Fujikawa-San and I) go to a lot of auctions here in Japan and can find them any time.
 

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Re: Where can I purchase one???
« Reply #8 on: March 22, 2012, 07:20 PM »
I'm surprised no one mentioned Sean Smith http://bonsai-suiseki.com/suiseki.html.

Sean is one of the most knowledgable Americans on viewing stones in general and suiseki in particular. From $20,000.00 Japanese stones to $40 American stones in the suiseki tradition, Sean is the man to talk to.  He also sells accessories for stone display as well as making stands for suiseki.

DISCLAIMER. I'm a good friend of Sean's and collect with him whenever I can.  I don't make any money from promoting him; in fact, I've spent more money than I probably should.  ;)
 

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Re: Where can I purchase one???
« Reply #9 on: March 22, 2012, 08:30 PM »
Who you calling "no one"?  ;)
 

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Re: Where can I purchase one???
« Reply #10 on: March 28, 2012, 01:22 PM »
Oopsy (that's a Japanese term of apology).
 

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Re: Where can I purchase one???
« Reply #11 on: December 16, 2012, 09:40 AM »
Hi,
See my French website, a lot of link about suiseki to sale.

http://www.les-suiseki.blogspot.fr/2011/03/ou-acheter-des-suiseki.html

bye

Fred
 

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Re: Where can I purchase one???
« Reply #12 on: December 16, 2012, 10:07 AM »
 todd has some stones at http://www.sanctuarybonsai.com/stones.html but sean smith most likely has the best selection to choose from